©Pablo Picasso - Head 1913

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Head 1913

Head 1913
43x33cm papiers collés with black chalk on card
National Galleries of Scotland
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From National Galleries of Scotland:
This is one of Picasso's most celebrated 'papiers collés' (stuck papers) and the most abstract of his cubist collages. The half-circle drawn in charcoal can be read as the profile of a head. The small circle and diagonal line with arc represent an eye and nose. The pasted-on elements represent the face, hair and neck. This work was acquired from the estate of Roland Penrose, who bought it directly from the leader of the Surrealist group, André Breton. Picasso was greatly admired by the Surrealists.