Although the subject of the reclining nude is drawn from a long classical art tradition, Picasso experimented with bold curves and rich colours to redefine the theme.
The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932 - Love, Fame, Tragedy
130 x 161 cm
Oil paint on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil paint on canvas 130 x 161 cm Private collection © Succession Picasso/DACS 2017 ID 45
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.