Faun Uncovering a Woman
Faune Dévoilant une Femme
From the Vollard Suite, Paris, 1939

Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, Spanish, 1881 - 1973. Printed by Roger Lacourière, French, 1892 - 1966.

Made in France, Europe


Lift-ground (sugar-lift) aquatint with scraping and engraving

Plate: 12 3/8 x 16 1/4 inches (31.4 x 41.3 cm) Sheet: 13 3/8 × 17 1/2 inches (34 × 44.5 cm)

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

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

* Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Special Exhibition Gallery, ground floor (Berman Gallery)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Lisa Norris Elkins Fund, 1950

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Here Picasso portrays himself as a cunning faun, another horned mythological creature.

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