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PICASSO, Pablo

Malaga, Spain 1881 - Paris 1973

Masque de femme

Mask of a Woman

1908, cast 1957

bronze

mask

Dimensions (HxWxD): 7 18 x 6 38 x 4 34 in.

Acc. No.: 66.4052

Credit Line: Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


Provenance

  • 1957, Paris, Galerie Louise Leiris
  • By Summer 1958-9 September 1961, London, Marlborough Fine Art
  • 9 September 1961-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 2010
  • 1964 Adelman
    SID ADELMAN, "Picasso Cubism: The Road to Riches", Telegram, Toronto: 8 January 1964, ill.
  • 1972 Spies
    Werner Spies, Picasso Sculpture, London, Thames & Hudson, 1972, no. 22, ill. p. 44, p. 301
  • 1974 Lerner
    ABRAM LERNER et al., The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1974, p. 733, ill. p. 136
  • 1983 Spies
    Werner Spies, Picasso: Das Plastiche Werk, Berlin, Nationalgalerie, 1983, no. 22, ill. pp. 50, 327, p. 373
  • 1986 Richard
    PAUL RICHARD, "A Matter of Great Relief", Washington Post, 3 February 1986, p. B1
  • 2000 Unsigned
    Unsigned, "Le debuts", Connaissance des Arts, June 2000, color pl. 8, p. 10

Exhibitions

  • Museum's website, 2010

    1958 London
    Nineteenth and Twentieth Century European Masters, London, MARLBOROUGH FINE ART, Summer 1958, no. 86, ill. p. 111

    1961 London
    Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings, Watercolors, Sculpture, London, MARLBOROUGH FINE ART, February-March 1961, no. 79, ill.

    1964 Toronto/Montréal
    Picasso and Man, Toronto, ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO, 11 January-16 February 1964; MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 28 February-31 March 1964, no. 45, ill. p. 58

    1974-1975 Washington
    Inaugural Exhibition, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 1 October 1974-15 September 1975, ill. 180, p. 136, p. 733

    1981-1982 Toronto
    Gauguin to Moore: Primitivism in Modern Sculpture, Toronto, ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO, 6 November 1981-3 January 1982, no. 50, ill. p. 114

    1983-1984 Berlin/Dusseldorf
    Picasso--Plastiken, Berlin, NATIONALGALERIE, 6 October-27 November 1983; Dusseldorf, KUNSTHALLE, 11 December 1983-29 January 1984, no. 22, ill. pp. 50, 327, p. 373, Book catalog by Werner Spies as Picasso--Das Plastische Werk.

    1985 Madrid
    Escultura Espanola 1900-1936, Madrid, PALACIOS DE VELASQUEZ Y CRISTAL, PARQUE DEL RETIRO,, 23 May-22 July 1985 (extended to 21 August?), ill. p. 282

    1986 Washington
    Relief Sculpture: Selections from the Museum's Collection, Washington, DC., Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 26 January-13 April 1986, no. 14.

    1988-1989 Stockholm
    Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective, Stockholm, MODERNA MUSEET, 15 October 1988-8 January 1989, no. 105 p. 238, ill.

    1989 Auckland City
    Pablo Picasso: The Artist Before Nature, AUCKLAND CITY ART GALLERY, 22 September-12 November 1989, no. 14, p. 72, ill.

    1992 Basel
    TransForm: Picture Object Sculpture in the 20th Century, Basel, KUNSTMUSEUM BASEL, 14 June-27 September 1992, cat. no. 26a

    2000 Paris
    Picasso Sculpteur, Paris, CENTRE GEORGES POMpIDOU, 7 June-25 September 2000, no. 22-II, pp. 394-395, ill, p. 347