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.
Tête de femme
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".
Gift of Margaret Olley 2006
© Pablo Picasso/ Succession Pablo Picasso. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Important works on paper and sculpture, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, 29 Mar 2004–23 Apr 2004
Great collections (2009):
Matisse and the moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Apr 2015–25 Oct 2015