During his prolific career Picasso created many sketches and paintings entitled The Rescue
, often depicting the human figures as starkly abstract forms.
The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932 - Love, Fame, Tragedy
144.5 x 112.2 cm
Oil paint on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil paint on canvas 144.5 x 112.2 cm Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Sammlung Beyeler © Succession Picasso/DACS 2017 ID 170
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.