Les Métamorphoses

1931
Illustrated by Pablo Picasso (Spanish (worked in France), 1881–1973), Author Ovid (43 B.C.–17 or 18 A.D.)


Place of Publication: Lausanne, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 1860-1960, 224; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, p. 111; Goeppert, et al., Picasso Illustrated Books, 19

Dimensions

Overall (without portfolio): 33 x 26.5 x 6 cm (13 x 10 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.753.1

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 30 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Lausanne: Albert Skira, 1931) Folio, unbound; 394 pp. [4 ff.], plus 15 plates; original publisher’s printed white wrappers, original cream-colored cardboard portfolio and slipcase.


Lausanne: Albert Skira, 1931

Signed

Graphite verso of half title: "Picasso"

Provenance

By 1955, William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; 1963, bequest of Allen to the MFA. (Accession date: June 19, 1963)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

Copyright

© 2011 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.