Picasso ~ 50 Most Representative Paintings

Header Painting: Detail of self portrait of artist at age 19.
© Succession Picasso.

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Pablo Picasso ~ Child Holding a Dove Painting (1901)


Pablo Picasso
Child Holding a Dove Painting (1901)
Oil on canvas
© Succession Picasso
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Though Picasso had a brief first visit to Paris in 1900 it wasn't until the following year that he had his first successful exhibition there. Quickly he found a band of devoted Parisian friends and followers. From 1904 Paris would be his home for the next four decades, right up to and into the 2nd World War.

Gauguin and Cezanne are primary influences in Child Holding a Dove. The bold contours and simplified modelling echo these two and are an important influence in the evolution of his work during this important early period. It's worth noting that both were still regarded with suspicion by the academic establishment

The sentiment in the piece belongs solely to Picasso. For whatever he thought of his father's partiality for doves and pigeons, the motif still appears here and would continue in his celebrated propaganda dove for the peace movement and, of course, the 1957 Pigeons series...A more detailed description & text in the book: Life and Works of Picasso

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Pablo Picasso Important Paintings: Child Holding a Dove Painting (1901) >> 50 Most Representative Paintings ~ Index

Pablo Picasso Gallery: Paintings In Date Order >> (1893 - 1902) >> (1903 - 20) >> (1921 - 40) >> (1941 -73) >> 50 Most Representative Paintings

Pablo Picasso Texts: Biography >> Life Of Picasso >> Biog. II

Pablo Picasso Links: Picasso & Cocteau >> Le Testament d'Orphee >> Books >> Cards >> Prints >> Advertise >> Picasso Prints, Books and Dvds available @ amazon.com >> Search Site >> Picasso signed items, exhibition posters, ltd edn prints @ ebay.com (direct link to signed items) - just checked and a bigger selection than I have seen anywhere else

Highest & Essential Picasso Recommendations: Ikea Olunda Review/Image >> Buy >> The Dog Art Print Review/Image >> The Owl Print Review/Image >> Picasso The Camel Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Femme Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso The Dance of Youth Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Petite Fleurs Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Sleeping Woman Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Sleeping Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Drawing Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Dove of Peace Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Dove of Peace II Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Don Quixote, c.1955 Art Print Review/Image >> Picasso Trois Danseuses, c.1924 Art Print Review/Image

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