Original photography - vintage print (1966) - artist’s print on Agfa gelatin silver paper - negative number on the back - title - signed - stamp - collector’s copy
Photographer Hubertus Hierl was able to photograph Pablo Picasso with his consent during a bullfight in Fréjus (South of France - 7.8.1966). The photographs show Picasso in an environment that was one of his great themes throughout his life: bullfighting.
Werner Spies, Picasso expert and former director of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, writes in the book “Picasso beim Stierkampf” (Picasso at the Bullfight): „The recordings of Hubertus Hierl show expectation, tension and fear … they show what Picasso sees and feels.“
Origin: directly from the artist's collection - the authenticity is guaranteed.
Literature and illustration:
Picasso beim Stierkampf. Photographs by Hubertus Hierl Text Werner Spies. DuMont Verlag Cologne, 2002.
Pablo Picasso. Die Porträts. Fréjus - 7 August 1966 Photographs by Hubertus Hierl With an essay by Franz Niehoff. edition daniel / media nova Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Munich - Landshut, 2011 - p. 67 ISBN: 978-3-940896-27-8
Picasso en la plaza de toros. Fotografias de Hubertus Hierl. Fundación Picasso. Museo Casa Natal - Málaga 2006 - p.
- Hubertus Hierl (1940-)
- Title of artwork
- Pablo Picasso mit Jacqueline beim Stierkampf in Fréjus (7.8.1966)
- Gelatin-silver print
- Date of print
- Very fine
- Vintage print
- Image size
- 21×17 cm
- Total dimensions
- 240×180×1 mm