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Les Saltimbanques

1905
Pablo Picasso (Spanish (worked in France), 1881–1973)


Catalogue Raisonné

Geiser-Baer 0009, IIa; Bloch 7

Dimensions

Platemark: 28.7 x 32.5 cm (11 5/16 x 12 13/16 in.) Sheet: 49.7 x 64.8 cm (19 9/16 x 25 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.378

Medium or Technique

Drypoint, impression by Fort on buff wove paper in 1913, before steel facing

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, in plate, l.r: Picasso 1905; in graphite, l.c: 1er etat avant aciérage – angles aigus. HP.

Provenance

Ambroise Vollard (b. 1866 - d. 1939), Paris, France; to Henri M. Petiet (b. 1894 - d. 1980, Lugt 2021a), Paris, France; 1980, to heirs of Henri M. Petiet, Paris, France; to Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY; 2010, sold by Marlborough Gallery to the MFA Boston. (Accession Date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

Copyright

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