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Pablo Picasso ~ Factory at Horta de Ebro (1909)


Pablo Picasso
Factory at Horta de Ebro (1909)
Oil on canvas
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When mortals go on holiday nothing changes; when Picasso goes on holiday everything changes. It was 1909 when Picasso took Fernande Olivier on a summer holiday at Horta de Ebro. It wasn't his first visit there; he had stayed at the mountain village 10 years before with the family of his great friend Manuel Pallares. That visit was Picasso's first experience of the countryside. He later commented: 'Everything I know, I learned in Pallares's village.'

The 1909 second visit was a less happy one: the Pallares family and other villagers disapproved because Picasso and Fernande were not married. Fernande herself was ill for much of the time.

Regardless, the bleak landscape and bare stuccoed village houses inspired Picasso to push his experimentation a stage further. He forged a new style in which visual realities were reduced to their geometrical elements.

Interestingly, when he returned to Paris, Picasso discovered that his friend Georges Braque had been working along almost identical lines.

So was formed the partnership that bore one of the great 'isms' in art, Cubism...A more detailed description & text in the book: Life and Works of Picasso

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Pablo Picasso Important Paintings: Factory at Horta de Ebro (1909) >> 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 >> 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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