Thursday, January 27, 2011

Picasso Dachshund Plate Donated to Harry Ransom Center in Austin, Texas


Photojournalist David Douglas Duncan, author of Picasso & Lump: A Dachshund's Odyssey, has donated the plate given to him by Pablo Picasso to the Harry Ransom Center in Austin, Texas.  The plate features 'Lump' the Dachshund, as painted by Picasso on April 19, 1957.  You can check out the plate beginning February 1st at the Ransom Center, in a show that runs through July 31st.  Read more about the plate at artdaily.org.

Photo scanned from our copy of Picasso & Lump

2 comments:

Theanne... said...

When Mom firt adopted me she got the book "Picasso and Lump: A Dachshund's Odyssey"...she just thought I was so darned cute she wanted to learn more about dachshunds...k9lol! I thought the plate that guy painted of "Lump" was awesome! So they're going to be showing it off...hey Lump (over the Rainbow Bridge) check it out!

Baron

Anonymous said...

In my next life, I will own one of these.

liz

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