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

Guitar

summer 1912

Graphite

sheet: 61 × 47.6 cm (24 × 18 3/4 in.)
Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S
1981.123
Geography: 
Made in France
Culture: 
Spanish
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

With Elkon Gallery, New York; sold to Eugene Thaw (dealer, 1927–2018), New York; sold to Molly Bareiss (1920–2006) and Walter Bareiss (1919–2007), Greenwich, Conn., by 1981; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1981

Bibliography: 

Susan Greenberg Fisher et al., Picasso and the Allure of Language, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2009), 17, 236, fig. 3.

Carmen Gimenez, ed., Picasso: The Line, exh. cat. (Houston: Menil Collection, 2016), 55.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.