Bust of a Man (Josep Fondevila)

(1906)

Pablo Picasso, Spanish, b. Málaga, 1881–1973

Bronze, 6 5/8 X 9 X 4 5/8 IN. (16.8 X 22.9 X 11.7 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.4047

Provenance:
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, to 25 April 1957
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 25 April 1957-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
[DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS. "Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn," 5 May-23 August 1959, no. 188. TOUR: MILWAUKEE ART CENTER, 10 September-11 October; WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis, 25 October-6 December; WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON GALLERY OF ART, Kansas City, Missouri, 20 December-31 January 1960; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Houston, 1-27 March; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY, SCIENCE AND ART, 11 April-15 May; M. H. DE YOUNG MEMORIAL MUSEUM, San Francisco, 29 May-10 July; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, Colorado, 24 July-4 September; ART GALLERY OF TORONTO, 30 September-31 October.]
[SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 364.]
[ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO, Toronto, Canada. "Picasso and Man," 11 January-16 February 1964, no. 37, ill. p. 52. TOUR: MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Quebec, Canada, 28 February-31 March.]
DALLAS MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS and FORT WORTH ARTS CENTER, Texas. "Picasso," 8 February-26 March 1967, no. 88, p. 98.
NATIONALGALERIE, Berlin. "Picasso--Plastiken," 6 October-27 November 1983, no. 9, ill. p. 326, pp. 372, 421. Book catalog by Werner Spies as Picasso--Das Plastische Werk. TOUR: KUNSTHALLE, Dusseldorf, 11 December 1983-29 January 1984.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Picasso: The Early Years, 1892-1906," 30 March-27 July 1997, checklist 166, pp. 51, 365, colorpl. 166, p. 334. TOUR: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Boston, Massachusetts, 10 September-4 January 1998.
BUNKAMURA MUSEUM OF ART, Tokyo, Japan. "Pablo Picasso," 4 July-6 September 1998, no. 29, colorpl. p. 76. TOUR: NAGOYA CITY ART MUSEUM, Nagoya, 15 September-29 November.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Picasso Sculpteur," 7 June-25 September 2000, cat. no. 9-II, p. 394, ills. pp. 34, 346.
NAPLES MUSEUM OF ART, Florida. "Picasso: Preoccupations and Passions," 29 January-18 May 2008, fig. 5 (exh. brochure, color).
KUNSTHALLE BIELEFELD, Germany. "Picasso 1905 in Paris," 25 September 2011 - 15 January 2012.

Published References:
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 733, ill. p. 177.
JOHNSON, RON. The Early Sculpture of Picasso 1901-1914 (Diss; reprint New York: Garland, 1976), no. 46, p. 211, ill.
HYAMS, BARRY. Hirshhorn: Medici from Brooklyn (New York: E. P. Dutton, 1979), ill.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Spanish Modernism