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Title

Man unveiling a woman

1931


Artist

Pablo Picasso

Spain, France

25 Oct 1881 - 08 Apr 1973


Details


Alternative title

Homme dévoilant une femme


Date

1931


Media category

Print


Materials used

drypoint


Edition

ii of 2 states


Dimensions

36.6 x 29.8 cm platemark; 50.4 x 39.0 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed l.r. sheet, pencil "Picasso [underlined]". Dated u.r., [incised plate] "XX-VI-MCMXXXI".


Credit

Purchased 1980


Location

Not on display


Accession number

131.1980


Artist information

Pablo Picasso

Works in the collection

18


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Hans Bolliger, Picasso's Vollard Suite, London, 1956, p XIV, no 5, 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, illus p 57. no 19

Ebria Feinblatt, Picasso: 60 years of graphic works, Unknown, Sep 1966, p 45, no 77. [lent by Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, LA]

Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994, np. no catalogue numbers

Bernhard Geiser and Brigitte Baer, Picasso peintre-graveur. Tome I. Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié et des monotypes 1899-1931, 1990, pp 336–37, no 203, illus p 337.