David and Bathsheba

May 9, 1949
Pablo Picasso (Spanish (worked in France), 1881–1973), After Lucas Cranach, the Elder (German, 1472–1553)


Catalogue Raisonné

Mourlot 109 bis; Bloch 0442

Dimensions

Image: 65.3 x 48.4 cm (25 11/16 x 19 1/16 in.) Sheet: 76 x 55.9 cm (29 15/16 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

63.1366

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Image transferred to stone from the sixth state of the zinc plate and reworked. After Lucas Cranach painting in the Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Inscription

l.l. in graphite pencil: 32/50; l.r. in blue, yellow, red, and pink pencil: Picasso

Signed

signed

Markings

l.r. verso R.L.Mayer, stamp in red (Lugt 4534)

Provenance

Rudolf L. Mayer (b. 1895 - d. 1962), Summit, NJ and Washington, DC (Lugt 4534). 1963, sold by Robert M. Light (dealer; b. 1929 - d. 2016), Santa Barbara, CA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1963)

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

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