Artist Pablo Picasso, Spanish, 1881-1973
Printer Lacourière, French
  • Sueño y Mentira de Franco (Planche I)
  • The Dream and Lie of Franco (Plate 1) (translated title)
Date 1937
Medium etching and aquatint printed in black and gray ink on cream laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 12 1/2 × 16 5/8 inches (31.8 × 42.2 cm)
Sheet: 15 1/4 × 22 1/2 inches (38.7 × 57.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Willis F. Woods
Accession Number 69.359
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Stamped, with facsimile signature, lower right: Picasso
Marks Watermark: [circular device] (Montval)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate in reverse, upper center of image: 8 janvier 1937
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: 32/850
Mr. and Mrs. Willis F. Woods;
1969-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Garvey, E. The Artist and the Book, 1860-1960 in Western Europe and the United States. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts and Harvard College Library. Boston and Cambridge, 1961, no. 228.

Wallen, Burr. Picasso Aquatints. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts. St. Petersburg, Florida, 1984, no. 18 (ill.).