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Title

Head of a woman

1948


Artist

Pablo Picasso

Spain, France

25 Oct 1881 - 08 Apr 1973


About

Only six proofs of this print are recorded. It represents Françoise Gilot, whom Picasso met in 1943. From 1945 the lover and muse begins to appear regularly in the artist's paintings, drawings and prints.


Details


Alternative title

Tête de femme


Date

1948


Media category

Print


Materials used

lithograph


Dimensions

65.0 x 50.0 cm sheet; 99.3 x 79.7 x 2.7 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Dated u.r. in reverse, on stone "10.11.48".


Credit

Gift of Margaret Olley 2006


Accession number

171.2006


Artist information

Pablo Picasso

Works in the collection

15


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


John McPhee, Great collections, Sydney, 2008, p 98, illus p 98.

Fernand Mourlot, Picasso lithographe, Paris, 1970, p 95, no 122, illus p 95.

Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Important works on paper and sculpture, 2004, illus np.