Pablo Picasso. Head of a Man. early 1913

Pablo Picasso

Head of a Man

early 1913

Oil, gouache, varnish, ink, gesso, charcoal, and pencil on paper
24 1/4 x 18 1/4" (61.6 x 46.4 cm)
Richard S. Zeisler Bequest
Object number
© 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Drawings and Prints
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Pablo Picasso has 1,242 works  online.
There are 15,115 drawings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Spring 1913, Pablo Picasso, Paris.
1913, Galerie Kahnweiler (stock no. 1245, photo no. 262), Paris, purchased from the artist.
1913, [Leonce] Rosenberg, Paris, purchased from Galerie Kahnweiler.
By January 1914 - at least 1921, Roger Fry, London, probably purchased from Leonce Rosenberg.
[Comtesse de Noailles, Paris]
[Serge Diaghilev, Paris]
[Max-Pol Fouchet, Algiers and Paris/Vezelay]
By 1955, Rose Fried Gallery, New York.
1955 - 2010, Richard S. Zeisler, New York, purchased from the Rose Fried Gallery.
2010, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired by bequest from Richard S. Zeisler.

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