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Festival of the Fauns (Fête des Faunes)

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Festival of the Fauns (Fête des Faunes)

20th century
409 x 527 mm (16.1 x 20.7 in.)

Pablo Picasso, Spanish, (1881–1973)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph printed from two zinc plates on wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Probably from edition of 1,000, but printed on Arches paper; Mourlot states that impressions on Arches paper were from the edition of 200
Marks: Signed on zinc outside of composition, lower right: “Picasso” (underlined); inscribed in reverse, upper right: dated Sunday May 24
Marks: Watermark: Arches
Bibliography: Fernand Mourlot 291, p. 233.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1957
Accession Number: 1957.21.8

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  • dance - Performing art form realized in rhythmic movement, creating visual designs by a series of poses and tracing of patterns through space in the course of measured units of time. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added.]
  • dancers - Use for those who engage in the activity of dancing or who practice the art of dance, especially as a profession. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added. November 1992 alternate term added.]
  • festivals - Gala occasions devoted to community observances, such as harvests or anniversaries of notable persons; also cultural events consisting typically of a series of performances of works in the arts. W [May 1991 alternate term added.]
  • music - The art concerned with the combining of vocal or instrumental sounds in measured time to communicate emotions, ideas, or states of mind, usually according to cultural standards of rhythm, melody, and, in most Western music, harmony. [January 1995 scope note added. December 1991 related term added; related term added.]
  • mythology
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]
  • satyrs (Greek mythology) - LC sh 85117706 is "Satyrs (Greek mythology)"; initial cap dropped here.

  • image Dimensions: 409 x 527 mm (16.1 x 20.7 in.)

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