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La Danse des Faunes (Dance of the Fauns)

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Pablo Picasso, La Danse des Faunes (Dance of the Fauns), 1957, lithograph on paper, Gift of John Henry Rock, © artist or other rights holder, 90.40.16

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Title

La Danse des Faunes (Dance of the Fauns)

Artist

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, active France, 1881-1973)

Date

1957

Medium

lithograph on paper

Edition

200 numbered and signed proofs on Arches paper. 1,000 proofs on wove paper, singed on the zinc, outside the composition, in the lower right part. For these proofs a light ochre background was printed under the composition.This impression from the edition of 1000

Catalogue Raisonné

Bloch 830; Mourlot 291

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 16 1/8 in x 20 3/4 in; sheet: 19 in x 25 3/8 in

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Object Type

planographic print

Culture

Spanish

Credit Line

Gift of John Henry Rock

Accession Number

90.40.16

Copyright

© artist or other rights holder

Terms

lithography

paper

planographic printing

planographic prints

satyrs

Description

Fauns, satyrs, and centaurs populate Picasso’s vast graphic oeuvre. As with the Minotaur, these mythological beasts often substituted as self-portraits of the artist and refer to themes of love and lust.

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