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Metamorphoses
Artist:
Date:
1938
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Black Ink On Arches Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 315 x 350 mm (12 3/8 x 13 3/4 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

(Alfred?) Flechtheim Collection; Gump's, San Francisco; Michael Terzian, San Francisco; Note that the donor, Michael Terzian, appears in some records as Manug K. Terzian (see gifts to CPLH/AFGA in 1950’s-1970’s;). Letter from Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris indicating photo of this work was shown to Picasso himself who declared the drawing authentic and indicated so on back of the photo in writing.
Related works:
A similar drawing dated 28-5-38 is reproduced on an unnumbered page (?) in Eluard, Paul. A Pablo Picasso. (Genève-Paris: Editions des Trois Collines, n.d.)
A related etching.....
See color photograph of this drawing (in file) the verso of which is inscribed by Picasso, "Bon/18.3.72." The photo is accompanied by a letter (dated March 25, 1972) to Mr. Terzian from Maurice Jardot of Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris who explains that Picasso authenticated the drawing from the photo.

Accession Number:
1988.2.72
Acquisition Date:
1988-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Michael Terzian

Exhibition History:

Tradition and Innovation: 1500-1989. Sept. 16 -Dec. 31, 1989. CPLH (a recent acquisitions exhibition).
de Young, Pablo Picasso: Works on Paper, 14 Oct 1992 - 3 Jan 1993.

Copyright:

© 2019 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

a nude man, wearing a wreath in his hair, reclines with a drinking cup in his right hand, his left arm extended and resting on the head of a Harpy

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.