Pablo Picasso. Portrait of the mother of the artist, 1896

Portrait of the mother of the artist

Portrait de la mère de l'artiste

1896

Pastel on paper

Barcelona, Picasso Museum

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In February 2013, during the restoration of this painting, experts of the Picasso Museum in Barcelona found a charcoal drawing on the back of the canvas. It depicts a man with a pipe. Having examined the drawing, the restorers say it is more likely to be a work of 15-year-old Picasso.


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Pablo Picasso. Self-Portrait, 1896
Self-Portrait, 1896
Pablo Picasso. Bullfighting, 1896
Bullfighting, 1896
Pablo Picasso. Portrait of Aunt Pepa, 1896
Portrait of Aunt Pepa, 1896
Pablo Picasso. Portrait of father l`artiste, 1896
Portrait of father l`artiste, 1896
Pablo Picasso. First Communion, 1896
First Communion, 1896

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Comments


2011

#1. nana, maryland
amazing beatiful in so many ways
25 March

#2. christa, michigan
Picasso painted the portraits of his parents when he was barely a teenager.
20 March

#3. sujata bajirao chavan, india,mumbai
wow........awesome,blossome..........!!!!!!!!!!
30 January


2010

#4. mark, USA, NY
really nice!!
11 February



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