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The Unknown Masterpiece (Le Chef d’Oeuvre Inconnu)

A work made of book with thirteen etchings, sixty-seven wood engravings, and sixteen reproduced drawings in black on cream wove paper.
© 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of book with thirteen etchings, sixty-seven wood engravings, and sixteen reproduced drawings in black on cream wove paper.

Date:

1931

Artist:

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973)
written by Honoré de Balzac (French, 1799-1850)
published by Ambroise Vollard (French, 1867-1939)
printed by Georges Aubert (French, 1886-1961) and Louis Fort (French, 19th-20th century)

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Artist

Pablo Picasso

Title

The Unknown Masterpiece (Le Chef d’Oeuvre Inconnu)

Origin

Spain

Date

1931

Medium

Book with thirteen etchings, sixty-seven wood engravings, and sixteen reproduced drawings in black on cream wove paper

Dimensions

332 × 262 × 35 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg in memory of Bessie Kisloff Braude, Esq.

Reference Number

2014.515

Copyright

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

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