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

Dog and Cock


Oil on canvas

154.9 × 76.5 cm (61 × 30 1/8 in.)
framed: 195.6 × 118.1 × 10.8 cm (77 × 46 1/2 × 4 1/4 in.)
Gift of Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903
Made in France
On view
20th century

Galerie Paul Rosenberg, Paris (bought from the artist in 1921); Jerome Stoneborough, Paris; Galerie Paul Rosenberg, Paris (bought in 1939); Stephen C. Clark, New York (bought in 1949).


Michael Conforti et al., The Clark Brothers Collect: Impressionist and Early Modern Paintings, exh. cat. (Williamstown, Mass.: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2006), 177–79, 188, 316, 340, fig. 146.

Susan Greenberg Fisher et al., Picasso and the Allure of Language, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2009), 1, 90, 92–95, no. 11, ill.

Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Painting and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1942), 67, fig. 486.

“Abstracts at Modern,” Art Digest 16 (April 15, 1942): 10, ill.

Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Picasso: Fifty Years of His Art (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1946), 120, ill.

Juan Merli, Picasso: El artista y la obra de nuestro tiempo, 2 (Buenos Aires: El Ateneo, 1948), fig. 252.

Katherine Neilson and Andrew Carnduff Ritchie, Selected Paintings and Sculpture from the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1972).

Francoise Forster-Hahn, French and School of Paris Paintings in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1968), 20-21, ill.

Lael Tucker Wertenbaker, The World of Picasso (New York: Time-Life Books, 1967).

“New Acquisitions Issue,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 24, no. 1 (April 1958): 17, ill.

Robert Rosenblum, Cubism and Twentieth Century Art (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1960), 102, fig. 15.

Antonina Vallentin, Pablo Picasso (Paris: A. Michel, 1957), 249, ill.

ARTnews Annual 20, pt. 2 (1950): 134, ill.

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, 4 (Paris: Éditions Cahiers d’Art, 1951), no. 335, fig. 129.

Paul Rosenberg & Co., Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Picasso (New York: Paul Rosenberg & Co., 1955), 4, ill.

College Art Journal 17, no. 3 (1958).

Otto G. Ocvirk, Art Fundamentals: Theory and Practice (Dubuque, Iowa: W. C. Brown Co., 1968).

Calvin Harlan, Vision and Invention: A Course in Art Fundamentals (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1986).

“Accessions of American and Canadian Museums,” Art Quarterly 21 (1958): 227, ill.

Jane Fluegel, Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective, ed. William Rubin, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1980).

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.