Woman in a Hat (Marie-Thérèse Walter)


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

Oil on canvas, 28 3/4 x 23 5/8 in. (73 x 60 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Accession Number: 86.3801

The Artist, Paris, 1934-1973
Estate of the Artist, Paris (see letter from Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, to Judith Zilczer, 20 September 2000)
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, to 3 April 1980
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, Washington, DC, 3 April 1980-31 August 1981
(Estate of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1981-1986)
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981

Exhibition History:
KUNSTHALLE BIELEFELD, Germany. "Picasso's Surrealism Works 1925-1937," 15 September-15 December 1991, cat. no. 74, p. 109.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART. "Picasso and the Weeping Women: the Years of Marie-Therese Walter and Dora Maar," 10 February-1 May 1994, fig. 114, p. 152. TOUR: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, New York, 9 June-14 September; ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, 6 October-8 January 1995.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, "The America's Smithsonian: 150 Anniversary," 1996, TOUR.
BUNKAMURA MUSEUM OF ART, Japan. "Pablo Picasso," 4 July-6 September 1998, colorpl. 77, p. 138. TOUR: NAGOYA CITY ART MUSEUM, 12 September-29 November 1998.
FONDATION BEYELER, Basel. "Ornament & Abstraction," 10 June-23 September 2001.
FUNDACION MARCELINO BOTIN, Spain. "Picasso and Modern Art: Gifts to American Museums," 22 July-30 September 2004, cat. 29, ill. p. 135. TOUR: FONDAZIONE MEMMO, Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome, 28 October-8 January 2005.
COMPLESSO DEL VITTORIANO, Rome. "Picasso Harlequin," 11 October 2008-8 February 2009, no. 68, p. 248, color ill. p. 249.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Peter Coffin: Here and There," 29 June-6 October 2013, no cat.

Published References:
Picasso Poster, single notecards. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (1994).
FLETCHER, VALERIE J. "Wifredo Lam: Art of Pride and Anger," in Wifredo Lam in North America (Milwaukee: Marquette University, 2007), p. 50, ill.
WIDMAIER-PICASSO, DIANA, ed. Picasso and Maya: Father and Daughter (Paris: Gagosian Gallery, 2019), fig. 2 (color), p. 208.
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Spanish Modernism

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