The undulating lines and organic shapes in this work can be seen in many of Picasso’s other portraits of his lover Marie-Thérèse Walter.
The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932 - Love, Fame, Tragedy
48 x 48 cm
Oil paint on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil paint on canvas 48 x 48 cm Private Collection © Succession Picasso/DACS 2017 ID 48
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.