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.
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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|Title||Femme assise à la terrasse d'un café|
|Material and technique||Oil on paper on panel|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Width 35 cm
Height 53,5 cm
|Accession number||1688 (MK)|
|Credits||Schenking / Donation: D.G. van Beuningen 1935|
|Creation date||in 1901|
|Age artist||About 20 years old|
|Collector||Collector / D.G. van Beuningen|
Panel > Worked wood > Wood > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
|Geographical origin||Spain > Southern Europe > Europe|
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Malaga 1881 - Mougins 1973
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