Throughout his life Picasso re-worked the theme of the female nude. Some of his most iconic nude portraits were produced in the cubist style which he co-founded with the artist Georges Braque.
The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932 - Love, Fame, Tragedy
38 x 46 cm
Oil paint on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil on canvas 38 x 46 cm Centre Pompidou, Mnam, Paris. Donation Louise et Michel Leiris, 1984 © Succession Picasso/DACS 2017 Photo: © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais - © Bertrand Prévost ID 68
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.