Portrait of the mother of the artist
Portrait de la mère de l'artiste
Pastel on paper
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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