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Femme assise à la terrasse d'un café

Femme assise à la terrasse d'un café

Pablo Picasso (in 1901)

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  • Julia May Boddewyn asked

    What is the provenance of this piece (Picasso, Femme assise a la terrasse cafe, 1901)?

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Hi Julia, this artwork was donated by D.G. Van Beuningen in 1935. You can find this information on the objectpage on Collection Boijmans Online, under ‘specifications’. Kind regards, Tanja van Oostrum


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The Spanish artist Picasso painted this woman when in his early years. After his first stay in Paris he returned to Madrid, but he retained vivid memories of the French capital's nightlife. The woman drinking on a terrace is probably a former prostitute.

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Title Femme assise à la terrasse d'un café
Material and technique Oil on paper on panel
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 35 cm
Height Error: 53,5 is not a valid BCD value cm
Artists Artist: Pablo Picasso
Accession number 1688 (MK)
Credits Gift D.G. van Beuningen, 1935
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1935
Creation date in 1901
Collector Collector / D.G. van Beuningen
Internal exhibitions De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
External exhibitions Eating Fire: Picasso's ontdekking van Parijs (1900-1907) (2011)
Boijmans bij de Buren - Kunst stelt alles voor (2020)
Geographical origin Spain > Southern Europe > Europe

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Pablo Picasso

Malaga 1881 - Mougins 1973

Pablo Ruiz y Picasso demonstrated an exceptional talent even at an early age. After his family setted in Barcelona, he got to know the art of France and...

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