Head Artist: Georges Papazoff (Bulgarian, active in France, 1894–1972)


Modern and Contemporary Art

Not on view

Oil on canvas


38 3/8 × 32 in. (97.5 × 81.3 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of M. Henri Pierre Roche to the Collection Société Anonyme

Accession Number



20th century


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 records is ongoing.

  • Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 115, 180, fig. 24
  • Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 509, no. 537, ill
  • Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 193-94, ill
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Additional information

Object/Work type

abstract (general art genre), heads (representations)


Signature scratched through paint l.c. "papazoff," Inscribed verso in H.P. Roches hand, "Tete"


Signature scratched through paint l.c. "papazoff"

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