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Print - Minotuare, Buveur et Femmes
  • Minotuare, Buveur et Femmes
    Picasso, Pablo, born 1881 - died 1973
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Minotuare, Buveur et Femmes

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Designed and printed)

  • Date:

    1933 (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Picasso, Pablo, born 1881 - died 1973 (Artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching with dry-point

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 79

Physical description

Print depicting the Minotaur seated with three women and a man holding a glass. Dated in reverse 'Boisgeloup 18 juin XXXIII' and signed in pencil 'Picasso'.

Place of Origin

Paris (Designed and printed)


1933 (Printed)


Picasso, Pablo, born 1881 - died 1973 (Artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching with dry-point

Marks and inscriptions

'Boisgeloup 18 juin XXXIII'
Dated in reverse

Signed in pencil


Height: 298 mm image, Width: 368 mm image, Height: 338 mm sheet, Width: 446 mm sheet

Object history note

The year this print was conceived, Picasso produced many preparatory studies on the theme of the minotaur. Key to his 'minotauromachy' was the physical similarity between this mythological beast and the bull, with which he had a longstanding fascination

Descriptive line

Pablo Picasso: Minotaur, Buveur et Femmes. 1933

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1960 and 1961 London: HMSO, 1964

Subjects depicted

Drinking glasses




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