Sueño y Mentira de Franco (Planche I), 1937

  • Lacourière, French
  • Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881-1973
  • Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881-1973

Etching and aquatint printed in black and gray ink on cream laid paper

  • Framed: Plate: 12 1/2 × 16 5/8 inches (31.8 × 42.2 cm) Sheet: 15 1/4 × 22 1/2 inches (38.7 × 57.2 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Willis F. Woods

69.359

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Humor
  • Aquatint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Caricature
  • Etching
  • Aquatint
  • Dictator

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Stamped, with facsimile signature, lower right: Picasso

Watermark: [circular device] (Montval)

Inscribed, in plate in reverse, upper center of image: 8 janvier 1937 Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: 32/850

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Willis F. Woods; 1969-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Garvey, E. The Artist and the Book, 1860-1960 in Western Europe and the United States. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts and Harvard College Library. Boston and Cambridge, 1961, no. 228. Wallen, Burr. Picasso Aquatints. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts. St. Petersburg, Florida, 1984, no. 18 (ill.).

Rights Status

Pablo Picasso, Sueño y Mentira de Franco (Planche I), 1937, etching and aquatint printed in black and gray ink on cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Willis F. Woods, 69.359.