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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1965.317
People
Pablo Ruiz Picasso, Spanish (Malaga, Spain 1881 - 1973 Mougins, France)
Title
Pierrot
Other Titles
Alternate Title: A Clown
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1918
Culture
Spanish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/296540
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 34 x 24.8 cm (13 3/8 x 9 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black crayon, l.l.: Picasso
Provenance
Picasso; to [Paul Rosenberg, Paris], sold; to Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Massachusetts (L. 2091), by 1936, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1965.

NOTE: Provenance from curatorial file.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Copyright
© Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1965
Object Number
1965.317
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Editions Cahiers d'art (Paris, 1932-1978), vol. 3, no. 126, pl. 44

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), no. 744, fig. 402

Masterpieces of 19th and 20th Century French Drawing from the Fogg Museum..., brochure, Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, MI, 1941), checklist no. 55

A Special Exhibition of Drawings from the Fogg Museum of Art, exh. cat., Speed Memorial Museum (Louisville, KY, 1947), cat. no. 27

Julie Pierotti, The Real Beauty: The Artistic World of Eugenia Errázuriz, exh. cat., Dixon Gallery and Gardens (Memphis, TN, 2018), pp. 66-67, cat. no. 19, ill. (b/w)

Exhibition History

Masterpieces of 19th and 20th Century French Drawing from the Fogg Museum of Art at Harvard University and the Museum of Modern Art of New York City, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 05/01/1941 - 06/01/1941

A Special Exhibition of Drawings from the Fogg Museum of Art, Speed Memorial Museum, Louisville, KY, 03/02/1947 - 03/30/1947

Drawings from the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University (Collected by Paul J. Sachs), Century Club, New York, 05/12/1947 - 09/25/1947

Picasso: Drawings of the Classical Period, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 12/04/1987 - 01/31/1988

The Real Beauty: The Artistic World of Eugenia Errázuriz, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, 01/28/2018 - 04/08/2018

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