Mask of a Picador with a Broken Nose

(1903)/cast later (1950s-60s)

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

Bronze, 7 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 in. (19.5 x 14.7 x 11.5 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.4055

Provenance:
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, to 8 May 1963
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 8 May 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
ART GALLERY OF TORONTO. "Picasso and Man," 11 January-16 February 1964, no. 16, ill. p. 37. TOUR: MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, 28 February-31 March 1964.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 178.
KUNSTMUSEUM, Bern. "The Early Picasso," 9 December 1984-3 March 1985.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Picasso: The Early Years, 1892-1906," 30 March-27 July 1997, cat. no. 95, p. 359, colorpl. 95, p. 192. TOUR: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Boston, 10 September 1997-4 January 1998.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris. "Picasso Sculpteur," 7 June-25 September 2000, cat. no. 3-II, p. 394, no. 3, ill. p. 346.
KUNSTHALLE BIELEFELD, Germany. "Picasso 1905 in Paris," 25 September 2011 - 15 January 2012.

Published References:
SPIES, WERNER. Picasso Sculpture (London: Thames & Hudson, 1972), no. 3, ill. p. 30, p. 301
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Abrams, 1974), p. 733, ill. p. 135.
SPIES, WERNER. Picasso: Das Plastische Werk (Berlin: Nationalgalerie, 1983), no. 4, ill. pp. 21, 326, p. 372

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Spanish Modernism