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Sur la Plage I (Deux nus): P.16-1940

Object information

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Sur la Plage I (Deux nus)
Translated as: On the beach


Printmaker: Picasso, Pablo



Measurements and weight

Height: 252 mm
Width: 316 mm

Relative size of this object

31.6 m25.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940-04) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Production date: AD 1921-03-08



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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Transfer lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 8-3-21-
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 27/50
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition
  • Text: Picasso
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.16-1940
Primary reference Number: 6510
Baer/Geiser: 230
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 12 March 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Sur la Plage I (Deux nus)" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-12-08 11:01:00

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