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Death of Orpheus, from Les Métamorphoses

A work made of etching on copper in black on ivory wove (imitation japanese) paper.
© 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of etching on copper in black on ivory wove (imitation japanese) paper.

Date:

September 18, 1930, published 1931

Artist:

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
written by Ovid (Italian, 43 B.C.-17 A.D.)
printed by Louis Fort (French, 19th-20th centuries)
published by Albert Skira (Swiss, 1904-1973)

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 127A

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Pablo Picasso

Title

Death of Orpheus, from Les Métamorphoses

Place

Spain (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1930

Medium

Etching on copper in black on ivory wove (imitation Japanese) paper

Dimensions

Plate: 31 × 22.2 cm (12 1/4 × 8 3/4 in.); Sheet: 32.2 × 25.5 cm (12 11/16 × 10 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Given in memory of A. Peter Dewey

Reference Number

1946.65.22

Copyright

© 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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