Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
ADJUNCT MODULE D: WORLD ART
Preferred Title:
Bust of a Man (study for Les Demoiselles d'Avignon)
Image View:
Overall view without frame
Creator:
Pablo Picasso (Spanish painter, 1881-1973)
Location:
repository: Musée Picasso [Paris] (Paris, Île-de-France, France) MP14
Location Note:
From Africa to the Americas: Face-to-Face Picasso, Past and Present (2018 exhibition)
Date:
1907 (creation)
Cultural Context:
French
Style Period:
Twentieth century
Work Type 1:
painting (visual work)
Classification:
Paintings
Material:
oil paint on canvas
Technique:
oil painting (technique)
Measurements:
56 cm (height) x 46.5 cm (width)
Subjects:
abstraction; portrait; Masks; study; oil sketch
Description:
Painted in Paris in the Spring of 1907. The simplified forms and empty eye socket recalls the African masks that inspired Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. (Source: Le Fur, Yves, ed.; Through the Eyes of Picasso: Face to Face with African and Oceanic Art, Paris: Editions Flammarion, 2017 (978-2-08-020319-9))
Collection:
Archivision Adjunct Module D: World Art
Identifier:
7A1-PICASSO-FAFFM-BM -A01
Rights:
© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.

Bust of a Man (study for Les Demoiselles d'Avignon)