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Arts 2017, 6(2), 4; doi:10.3390/arts6020004

Reaching for Success: Picasso’s Rise in the Market (The First Two Decades)

College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Sam Houston State University, 1901 Avenue I, Huntsville, TX 77340, USA
Received: 30 October 2016 / Accepted: 22 March 2017 / Published: 6 April 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Pablo Picasso Studies)
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Abstract

This article explores the exhibitions of Picasso’s works in the first two decades of his artistic career, as well as the dealers and collectors who came into contact with them. It describes the relationship between Picasso and his first dealers, Pere Manyach, Berthe Weill, Clovis Sagot, Père Soulier, Ambroise Vollard, Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, Georg Caspari, L. W. Guthier, Hans Goltz, Heinrich Thannhauser, Otto Feldmann, Alfred Flechtheim, Emil Richter, Gottfried Tanner, Michael Brenner, R. J. Coady, Léonce Rosenberg, Paul Rosenberg, etc.; as well as his first collectors, Leo and Gertrude Stein, Olivier Sainsère, Joachim Gasquet, Wilhelm Uhde, Herman Rupf, Vincenc Kramář, Frank Stoop, Hugo Perls, Edwin Suermondt, Dr. Paul Ferdinand Schmidt, Princess Mechtilde Lichnowsky, Henry Simms, Ludwig and Rosy Fischer, Professor Wilhelm Kreis, Adolf Erblösch, Justin K. Thannhauser, Sergei Ivanovich Shchukin, Ivan A. Morosov, etc. It also identifies all important Picasso expositions in this time period and how those dealers and collectors were involved in their arrangement. The information provided here has been excerpted from an exhaustive study of the critical literature on Pablo Picasso, as well as from published exhibition catalogues. View Full-Text
Keywords: Picasso; dealers; collectors; exhibitions; market Picasso; dealers; collectors; exhibitions; market
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Mallen, E. Reaching for Success: Picasso’s Rise in the Market (The First Two Decades). Arts 2017, 6, 4.

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