Thumbnail-size images of copyrighted artworks are displayed under fair use, in accordance with guidelines recommended by the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts, published by the College Art Association in February 2015.

The Bullring

about 1959–60, dedicated 1965
Pablo Picasso (Spanish (worked in France), 1881–1973)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Zervos

Dimensions

Image: 35 x 49.3 cm (13 3/4 x 19 7/16 in.) Sheet (unfolded): 35 x 98.6 cm (13 3/4 x 38 13/16 in.) Framed: 54.6 x 74.6 x 3.2 cm (21 1/2 x 29 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.248

Medium or Technique

Brush with ink and ink wash on thick wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

folded in half; fold is at left of image

Inscription

Dedicated, signed and dated "Pour son ami Diego Picasso, le 8.11.65."

Signed

signed

Provenance

Presented by Picasso to his physician [said to be Dr. Hepp], 1965; sold to private collector (Switzerland), 1992; with Jörg Maass (Berlin), 2003; by whom sold to MFA, 23 June 2004.

Credit Line

Virginia Herrick Deknatel Purchase Fund, and museum purchase with funds by exchange from the Samuel Putnam Avery Fund, Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery, and Harvey D. Parker Fund, and funds donated by Susan Bennett and Alan and Marianne Schwartz (Shapero Foundation)

Copyright

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