Overview

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Inscription

on proper left side: Picasso

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

(Ambrose Vollard, Paris), in 1909.[1] (Galerie d'Art Latin, Stockholm); purchased by Charles Nilsson [d. 1968], Stockholm, at least by 1959;[2] (Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York); purchased 20 August 1968 by the Fort Worth Art Center;[3] purchased 7 January 2002 through (Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York) by NGA.

Exhibition History
1959
Picasso, Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm, 1959, no. 40, repro., as Tête.
1963
Onskemusseet (The Museum of our Wishes), Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 1963-1964, no. 22.
1970
The Cubist Epoch, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1970-1971, no. 288, pl. 281 (shown only in New York).
1973
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings from the USSR, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, 1973.
1974
Twentieth Century Art From Fort Worth and Dallas Collections, Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, 1974.
1976
The Permanent Collection: A 75th Anniversary Retrospective, Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, 1976.
1986
Collecting: A Texas Phenomenon, Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, 1986, no. 1 (under sculpture from The Fort Worth Art Museum), repro.
1987
Creativity in Art and Science, 1860-1960, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1987, no. 19, repro.
1995
Loan to display with permanent collection, Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, 1995-1996.
2003
Picasso: The Cubist Portraits of Fernande Oliver, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, 2003-2004, no. 66, repro.
Bibliography
2004
Wilkin, Karen. "La Belle Fernande in Washington." The New Criterion 22, no. 6 (February 2004): 53-55.
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