Transparent Head

1951
Pavel Tchelitchew (American (born in Russia, also active in France), 1898–1957)


Dimensions

Sheet: 49.5 x 33 cm (19 1/2 x 13 in.) Framed: 69.5 x 58 x 6.5 cm (27 3/8 x 22 13/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5024

Medium or Technique

Pink and white chalk on blue paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Recto, l.l: P. Tchelitchew III 1951
Verso, Peter A. Wick Label; typed label: "Transparent Head 1951 / Pink and white chalk on blue paper / Signed lower left: P. Tchelitchew III 1951 / 19 1/2 x 13 in. / Exhibited "Pictures Collected by Yale Alumni" May 8 - June 18, 1956, Yale University Art Gallery No. 230 ill. bot of Durlacher (FIG) 12/25/51

Provenance

By 1951, Durlacher, New York; to Peter Arms Wick, Boston, MA; to Ars Libri Ltd., Boston, MA; sold to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund