Skip to content

Collection

An image of Head of a woman by Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

(Spain, France 25 Oct 1881 – 08 Apr 1973)

Title
Head of a woman
Alternative title:
Tête de femme
Year
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
Copyright
© Pablo Picasso, 1904/ Succession Pablo Picasso. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Bibliography (3)

John McPhee, Great collections, Sydney, 2008, 98 (colour illus.).

Fernand Mourlot, Picasso lithographe, Paris, 1970. no. 122

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

Exhibition history (2)

Important works on paper and sculpture, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, 29 Mar 2004–23 Apr 2004

Great collections (2009):