The Goat

 
Series
Buffon's Histoire Naturelle
Artist
Creation date
Materials
sugar-lift aquatint
Mark Descriptions
inscribed in pencil, verso, L.R.: 68/226
Credit line
Rental Gallery Fund
Accession number
70.128
Collection
Not Currently On View

The thirty-two etchings of animals, birds and insects that Picasso made for Vollard in 1936 are among his most fanciful and free.  They are only loosely connected to the Comte de Buffon's thirty-six volume treatise on natural history published in the eighteenth century.

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