Standing Nude Woman
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1998.234
People
Pablo Ruiz Picasso, Spanish (Malaga, Spain 1881 - 1973 Mougins, France)
Title
Standing Nude Woman
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1907
Culture
Spanish
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink and red gouache on off-white laid paper
Dimensions
63.8 x 45.2 cm (25 1/8 x 17 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: [design of shield with letter C; caduceus; letter F] [in script:] Ingres 1871
  • inscription: lower left, graphite: 60 x [?]
Provenance
[Buchholz Gallery, Curt Valentin, New York, New York], sold; to Lois Orswell, Pomfret Center, Connecticut, 1950, bequest; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1998.
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Lois Orswell Collection
Copyright
© Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1998
Object Number
1998.234
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Publication History

Christian Zervos, Pablo Picasso, Editions Cahiers d'art (Paris, 1932-1978), vol. 6, no. 877, pl. 105

Gary Tinterow, Master Drawings by Picasso, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, Mass., 1981), cat. no. 24, repr.

Hélène Seckel, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, exh. cat., Musée Picasso (Paris, 1988), cat. 38

Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 1999-2000 (Cambridge, MA, 2001), p. 11, repr. p. 11

Marjorie B. Cohn and Sarah Kianovsky, Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2002), cat. no. 188, fig. 24, pp. 35, 55, 56, 75, 115, p. 189 note 25, 371, 374, 381

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 185, repr.

Exhibition History

Master Drawings by Picasso, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/20/1981 - 04/05/1981; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 04/29/1981 - 06/14/1981; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 07/11/1981 - 08/23/1981

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions of Prints and Drawings from 1480 to 1940, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/25/2000 - 07/02/2000

Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/21/2002 - 02/16/2003

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 08 Rotation 3), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/20/2008 - 02/08/2009

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 09 Rotation 3), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/13/2009 - 01/17/2010

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted