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Artist: Pablo Picasso, Spanish, active France, 1881–1973

Head of a Jester

Paris, 1905

Bronze

40.64 x 36.83 x 20.32 cm (16 x 14 1/2 x 8 in.)
Lent by Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2008.14.3
Culture: 
Spanish
Period: 
20th Century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Ambroise Vollard, Paris; Perls Gallery, New York, from whom purchased by William B. Jaffe in Oct. 1949

Bibliography: 

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 245, 399–400, pl. 233.

Susan Greenberg Fisher et al., Picasso and the Allure of Language, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2009), 42, 44, no. 3, fig. 7.

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