Six working proofs by Pablo Picasso for Femme nue à la source by Pablo Picasso

The 6 prints illustrate the stages of the printing process and the evolution of the image.


Ink on paper
53 x 63 cm
Art Fund grant:
£27,313 ( Total: £54,625)
Acquired in:
Frederick Mulder

This image shows an abtracted seen of a nude woman stepping into a stream with a small waterfall to her left and a tree trunk to her right.


Acquired by vendor from Picasso's printer in Vallauris, Hidalgo Arnera, who kept many of the working proofs for Picasso's linocuts in his archives

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