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A Mother and Child and Four Studies of Her Right Hand, 1904; verso: Self-Portrait Standing, 1903

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Spanish (Malaga, Spain 1881 - 1973 Mougins, France)
A Mother and Child and Four Studies of Her Right Hand, 1904; verso: Self-Portrait Standing, 1903, 1903-1904
Drawing
Spanish
,
20th century
Black crayon on tan wove paper; verso: black ink
33.8 x 26.7 cm (13 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)
framed: 54.6 x 44.5 cm (21 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
, 1965.318
Provenance
Charles Vignier, Paris, sold; to Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Massachusetts (L. 2091), 1929, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1965.
Bibliography
Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Editions Cahiers d'art (Paris, 1932-1978), vol. 1, no. 220, pl. 98 (recto); vol. 22, no. 117, pl. 38 (verso)

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1940), no. 741, fig. 399

Masterpieces of 19th and 20th Century French Drawing from the Fogg Museum..., brochure, Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, MI, 1941), checklist no. 54

Fifteen Drawings [by Picasso], Pantheon Books (Paris, 1946), pl. 2

De Clouet à Matisse: Dessins français des collections américaines, exh. cat., Musée de l'Orangerie (Paris, 1958), no. 211, pl. 211

Van Clouet tot Matisse: Tentoonstelling van franse tekeningen uit amerikaanse collecties, exh. cat., Museum Boymans (Rotterdam, 1958), no. 211, pl. 196

Committee for the Exhibition of French Drawings, French Drawings from American Collections: Clouet to Matisse, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 1959), no. 211, pl. 196

Agnes Mongan, Great Drawings of All Time [vol. 3: French], ed. Ira Moskowitz Shorewood Publishers Inc. (New York, NY, 1962), no. 855, repr.

Agnes Mongan, Memorial Exhibition: Works of Art from the Collection of Paul J. Sachs [1878-1965] : given and bequeathed to the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, exh. cat., Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, 1965), cat. no. 66, repr.

Carlton Lake, "A Legacy of Masterpieces: Paul Sachs's Gift to the Fogg Museum", Boston (March 1966), vol. 58, no. 3, repr. p. 22

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), no. 300, p. 256, repr.

Duane Preble and Sarah Preble, Artforms: An Introduction to the Visual Arts, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc. (New York, NY, 1999), fig. 67, p. 45

James Harper, Verso: The Flip Side of Master Drawings, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2001), cat. no. 26, repr. (recto and verso), p. 13

Susan Grace Galassi and Marilyn McCully, Picasso's Drawings 1890-1921: Reinventing Tradition, exh. cat., The Frick Collection and Yale University Press (New Haven and London, 2011), pp. 103-107, fig. Cat. no. 16, fig. 16.1, ill.

William H. Robinson, Picasso and the Mysteries of Life: La Vie, exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art and D. Giles (Cleveland,OH and London, 2012), p. 97, repr. as fig. 113

Exhibition History
French Drawings from American Collections: Clouet to Matisse, Museum Boymans, Rotterdam, 07/31/1958 - 09/28/1958, 211; Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, 10/24/1958 - 01/02/1959, 211
Memorial Exhibition: Works of Art from the Collection of Paul J. Sachs [1878-1965] Given and Bequeathed to the Fogg Art Museum Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 11/15/1965 - 01/15/1966, 66; Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 12/19/1966 - 02/26/1967, 66
Masterpieces of 19th and 20th Century French Drawing from the Fogg Museum of Art at Harvard University and the Museum of Modern Art of New York City, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 05/01/1941 - 06/01/1941, no. 54
Drawings from the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University (Collected by Paul J. Sachs), Century Club, New York, 05/12/1947 - 09/25/1947
French Drawings from American Collections: Clouet to Matisse, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 02/03/1959 - 03/15/1959, 211
Master Drawings by Picasso, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/20/1981 - 04/05/1981, 12; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 04/29/1981 - 06/14/1981, 12; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 07/11/1981 - 08/23/1981, 12
Verso: The Flip Side of Master Drawings, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/19/2001 - 08/12/2001, 26
Picasso's Drawings, 1890–1921: Reinventing Tradition, The Frick Collection, New York, 10/04/2011 - 01/08/2012