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Large Female Nude, working proof (4th state)
March 12, 1962
Pablo Picasso (Spanish (worked in France), 1881–1973)
Geiser-Baer 1309 IV/VI, Bloch 1085
Block: 63.8 x 52.8 cm (25 1/8 x 20 13/16 in.); Sheet: 75.2 x 62 cm (29 5/8 x 24 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Reduction linocut, trial proof printed in dark brown over reddish brown and beige
Not On View
Baer recorded only two impressions of this state.
Verso lower left, by the printer, in graphite pencil: Linogravure de Picasso. 367 Grand Nu de femme. 1962. épreuve d'essai brun foncé sur brun et beige. 4me ETAT. 12.3.62 (20 heures)
Verso lower left, by the printer, in graphite pencil: Linogravure Originale de Picasso H. Arnéra
Verso lower left in graphite pencil: F4986/5
Hidalgo Arnéra, the printer, Vallauris, France; his estate; Frederick Mulder, London; 2002, sold by Frederick Mulder to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 20, 2002)
Lee M. Friedman Fund, Sophie M. Friedman Fund, and Museum purchase with funds from the Print and Drawing Club and donated by the Aaron Foundation, Ruth V. S. Lauer in memory of Julia Wheaton Saines, and Virginia Herrick Deknatel
© 2011 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.