The Pregnant Woman, 1948-1950
Plaster with a metal armature, wood (for the arms), large vessel (for the stomach), two pottery jars (for the breasts)
43-1/3 x 8-2/3 x 12-1/2 inches (110 x 22 x 32 cm)
Gagosian Gallery is honored to present, with the generous support of the Picasso family and other important lenders, a comprehensive exhibition of sculpture by Pablo Picasso.
The Sculptures of Pablo Picasso traces a path from the artist's early bronzes to monumental heads and carved wood figures from the Boisgeloup period as well as constructions that incorporate diverse media and objets-trouvés. Also included are works from the thirties, forties and fifties executed in clay, bronze, iron, plaster and wood, as well as signature painted metal cutouts from the late period.
This exhibition incorporates such iconic and celebrated sculptures as Head of a Woman (Fernande), 1909; Glass of Absinth, 1914; Study for Monument to Guillaume Apollinaire, 1928; Head of a Woman (Boisgeloup), 1930; Still Life with Glass, 1938; Head of a Bull, 1950 and Pregnant Woman, 1950 as well as other rarely seen works.
A fully illustrated catalogue edited by and with an introduction by Diana Widmaier Picasso will accompany the exhibition. The catalogue will include an essay by Robert Rosenblum.
For more information please contact the gallery.