About This Artwork

Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973

Flowers in a Vase, 1951 (cast 1953)

Bronze
27 1/8 x 17 x 19 1/2 in. (73 x 49 x 42 cm)
Stamped (on bottom): 2/6

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor K. Zurcher, 1957.70

© 2017 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Cleveland, Museum of Art, Picasso and Things, February 26–April 26, 1992, pp. 320–322, cat. 134 (ill.), as Bouquet of Flowers; traveled to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, June 7–August 9 1992.

Publication History

Art Institute of Chicago Quarterly 51:4 (November 1957), p. 83 (ill.), as Bouquet.

Werner Spies, Pablo Picasso: Das plastiche Werk (Stuttgart: Gerd Hatje, 1971), pp. 204 and 310, no. 413 (ill.).

Marylin McCully, Picasso, Painter and Sculptor in Clay, exh. cat. (London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1998), pp. 17, 19, fig. 11.

Ownership History

Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris [Cleveland 1992]. Sold by the Fine Arts Associates, New York, to the Art Institute, 1957.




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