Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
ADJUNCT MODULE D: WORLD ART
Preferred Title:
Head of a Man
Image View:
Overall view without frame
Creator:
Pablo Picasso (Spanish painter, 1881-1973)
Location:
repository: Musée Picasso [Paris] (Paris, Île-de-France, France) MP26
Location Note:
From Africa to the Americas: Face-to-Face Picasso, Past and Present (2018 exhibition)
Date:
1908 (creation)
Cultural Context:
French
Style Period:
Twentieth century
Work Type 1:
painting (visual work)
Classification:
Paintings
Material:
gouache on wood panel
Technique:
aquarelle (technique)
Measurements:
27 cm (height) x 21.3 cm (width)
Subjects:
abstraction; portrait
Description:
Painted in Paris in the autumn of 1908. This is considered both part of Picasso's African Period (1906-1909) and a Proto-Cubist work. The forms are moving towards geometrization and the color palette is limited. (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-HO M-A01
Rights:
© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.

Head of a Man