Artist Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881-1973
Title
  • Bather by the Sea
  • Dora Maar (alternate title)
  • Baigneuse au bord de la mer (alternate title)
Date 1939
Medium gouache on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 25 1/4 × 18 1/4 inches (64.1 × 46.4 cm)
Framed: 39 1/2 × 32 1/2 × 1 3/4 inches (100.3 × 82.6 × 4.4 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 70.339
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in black ink, upper right (at two separate times?): 20. 7. 39 | Picasso
the artist, Pablo Picasso;
purchased by (Galerie Pierre, Paris, France);
1947, sold by (Theodore Schempp and Co., New York, New York, USA);
1947-1970, purchased by Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)
1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
100 Masterworks from the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York, 1985, p. 174, 175 (ill.).

Zervos, Christian. Pablo Picasso, Vol. 9, Oeuvres de 1937 à 1939. Paris 1958, p. 152, 190, cat. no. 318 (ill.).