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Title

Minotaur attacking an Amazon


Artist

Pablo Picasso

Spain, France

25 Oct 1881 - 08 Apr 1973


Details


Other Titles

Paris, May 23, 1933 (Minotaur assaulting girl)

Minotaure amoureux d'une femme-centaure


Date

1933


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Edition

iii of 3 states


Dimensions

19.2 x 26.7 cm image; 38.6 x 50.7 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed l.r. sheet, pencil "Picasso [underlined]". Dated [in reverse] u.r., [incised plate] "...23 Mai XXXIII".


Credit

Purchased 1980


Location

Not on display


Accession number

132.1980


Artist information

Pablo Picasso

Works in the collection

15


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Hans Bolliger, Picasso's Vollard Suite, London, 1956, p XXI, no 87, illus np.

Nicolas Draffin, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Prints and Drawings - Australia, European and American', pp 47–66., Sydney, 1981, p 57, no 20, illus p 57.

Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994, np.

Bernhard Geiser and Brigitte Baer, Picasso peintre-graveur. Tome II. Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et des monotypes 1932-1934, Bern, 1992, pp 189–90, no 356, illus p 190.

Sam Neill, Celebrity choice: Sam Neill, Sydney, 1987, illus np. catalogue entry; no catalogue numbers; not paginated