The beach and summer leisure were common themes portrayed within Picasso's work. The human figures were often created using bold abstract shapes and flowing lines.
Bathers with Beach Ball
The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932 - Love, Fame, Tragedy
81 x 100 cm
Oil paint on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil paint on canvas 81 x 100 cm Musée Picasso © Succession Picasso/DACS 2017 Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris) - © Mathieu Rabeau ID 164
Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential artists of the twentieth- century. Born in Spain, Picasso began his artistic career in Barcelona before settling in Paris in 1904. He worked in an unprecedented variety of styles and is recognised as a painter, sculptor, etcher, lithographer, ceramist and designer.