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Cubist head (Portrait of Fernande): PD.13-1974

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 5


Cubist head (Portrait of Fernande)


Painter: Picasso, Pablo




History note: Sir Michael Sadler; with the Leicester Galleries; with the Zwemmer Gallery, 1951, from whom bought [£2,000] by Dr Alastair Hunter

Measurements and weight

Depth: 8.8 cm
Width: 53 cm
Width: 69.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974) by Anonymous


Circa 1909 CE - Circa 1910 CE


Probably painted in Paris.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 66 cm
Frame Height 81.8 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Picasso
  • Location: Upper right
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.13-1974
Primary reference Number: 2835
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 8 August 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 8 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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