Artist Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881-1973
Title
  • Portrait of Manuel Pallares
Date 1909
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 26 3/4 × 19 1/2 inches (67.9 × 49.5 cm)
Framed: 37 1/4 × 30 3/4 × 3 3/8 inches (94.6 × 78.1 × 8.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Anne and Henry Ford II
Accession Number 62.126
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N200, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, upper left: A mi queridissimo amigo Pallares. Recuerdo de su amigo Picasso. [translation: To my dearest friend, Pallares that he would remember. Regards from your friend Picasso.]
Manuel Pallares.
Anne and Henry Ford II (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1962-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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