Picasso repeatedly used musical objects within both his still life work and portraiture such as the flute, mandolin and violin.
Flute Player and Seated Nude
The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932 - Love, Fame, Tragedy
34.5 x 50.5 cm
Oil paint and ink on paper
Date of work
Original: Oil paint and ink on paper 34.5 x 50.5 cm Musée Picasso © Succession Picasso/DACS 2017 Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris) - © Droits réservés ID 139
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.