Picasso produced an extraordinary number of still life arrangements depicting ceramics, fruit and flowers. He returned to these familiar themes using them as a basis for experimentation in different artistic styles.
Still Life: Bust, Cup and Palette
The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932 - Love, Fame, Tragedy
130.5 x 97.5 cm
Oil paint on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil paint on canvas 130.5 x 97.5 cm Musée Picasso – Paris Dation Pablo Picasso, 1979. MP140 Boisgeloup, Thursday 3 March 1932 © Succession Picasso/DACS 2017 Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée national Picasso-Paris) - © Jean-Gilles Berizzi ID28
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.