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La danse des Faunes

Accession Number
2009/1.480

Title
La danse des Faunes

Artist(s)
Pablo Picasso

Artist Nationality
Spanish (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1957

Medium & Support
lithograph on Arches paper

Dimensions
23 1/4 in x 27 1/16 in x 13/16 in (59.1 cm x 68.8 cm x 2 cm);16 1/16 in x 20 11/16 in (40.8 cm x 52.6 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Clan Crawford, Jr.

Label copy
Recent Acquisitions: Curators Choice Part I, November 12, 2011-March 18, 2012
Pablo Picasso
Spain, 1881–1973
La danse des Faunes
1957
Lithograph
Gift of Clan Crawford, Jr., 2009/1.480

Physical Description
A lithograph image of a group of nude men playing instruments and dancing. The right third of the image is composed of three men, one of whom is lying on the ground and one mid-dance with arms extended, done in line drawing without much detail.  The rest of the image shows three men dancing with musical instuments, one man sitting and a fifth man standing to the left side of the image.  These figures have more detail, shading and modeling. Various drink vessels are depicted in the scene as well and the figures to in the left portion of painting wear wreaths on their heads.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
dances (performance events)
men (male humans)
musical instruments
nudes (representations)

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