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.


Details

Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
53 x 63 cm
Art Fund grant:
£27,313 ( Total: £54,625)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

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

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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