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Pablo Picasso
Spain: Greatest Artist of the 20th Century
Born: 1881 Died: 1973


Pablo Picasso  Painting IndexPablo Ruiz Picasso is considered one of the most remarkable personalities of the 20th century. He was the most brilliant and creative artist of his times. In 1906, together with Braque, he introduced a new style of painting called ‘Cubism which represented things in three dimensions. He also a pioneer in ‘abstract art’ and set new traditions in painting during his 78 years’ long artistic career. Picasso was an artist of stupendous power and range, and made his contribution to different forms of art viz. sculpture, ceramics, graphic illustrations and stage designs.


Picasso was a prolific artist and in his long and distinguished career he produced about 13,500 paintings, 34,000 illustrations, 400 sculptures and countless other artistic creations. The total value of this works is estimated at over 500 million pounds. Two Brothers (1905) and Seated Harlequins (1972) are his two most precious paintings. Picasso’s paintings still fetch enormous sums at auctions. One painting of Picasso Self Portrait of Picasso done in 1901 was sold for 6.3 lakh dollars in New York on 21 May, 1921.

Picasso’s painting Les Demoiselles d’ Avignon (Girls of Avignon I, 1937) is one of the most important paintings in the history of modern art. Another painting Guermica (1937) depicting the savagery of the Spanish Civil War is probably his best known work. His output was enormous and at the end of his life he produced a brilliant series of etching.

Pablo Picasso was born on 5th October 1881, in Spain. His father Jose Ruiz Picasso was an art teacher. Picasso was a born artistic genius. He started drawing beautiful pictures even as a nine year old child and soon his extraordinary genius as an artist came to light. In 1904, Picasso came to Paris, where he married Fernando Oliver, Picasso displayed his won genius in a wide variety of art forms, as sculptor, printmaker, ceramist, stage designer as well as painter.

The Barefoot Girl. Detail. 1895. Oil on canvas. Musée Picasso, Paris, France
The Barefoot Girl.
First Communion. 1895/96. Oil on canvas. Museo Picasso, Barcelona, Spain
First Communion
Self-Portrait. 1896. Oil on canvas. Museo Picasso, Barcelona, Spain.
Self-Portrait.
Portrait of the Artist's Mother. 1896. Pastel on Paper. Museo Picasso, Barcelona, Spain.
Portrait of the Artist's Mother
Science and Charity. 1897. Oil on canvas. Museo Picasso, Barcelona, Spain.
Science and Charity
Matador Luis Miguel Dominguin. 1897. Pencil on paper
Matador Luis Miguel Dominguin.
Lola, Picasso's Sister. 1899.
Lola, Picasso's Sister
A Spanish Couple in front of an Inn. 1900. Pastel on cardboard. Private collection.
A Spanish Couple
Leaning Harlequin. 1901. Oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Leaning Harlequin.
  Woman with Chignon. 1901. Oil on canvas. Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.
Woman with Chignon.
Death of Casagemas. 1901. Oil on wood. Musée Picasso, Paris, France
Death of Casagemas
Self-Portrait in Blue Period. 1901. Oil on canvas.
Self-Portrait in Blue Period
Portrait of the Art Dealer Pedro Manach. 1901. Oil on canvas. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
Portrait of the Art Dealer Pedro Manach
The Absinthe Drinker. 1901. Oil on cardboard. Melville Hall Collection, New York, NY, USA
The Absinthe Drinker
Woman in a Blue Hat. 1901. Pastel on cardboard. Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne, Switzerland.
Woman in a Blue Hat.
The Absinthe Drinker. 1901. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
The Absinthe Drinker
Woman with a Cigarette. 1901. Oil on canvas. Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University, Merion, PA, USA.
Woman with a Cigarette
Le Gourmet. 1901. Oil on canvas. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA.
Le Gourmet.
L'Absinthe. 1901. Charcoal, pastel, gouache on paper. Collection of  Otto Krebs, Holzdorf. Now in the Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.
L'Absinthe
The Visit (Two Sisters). 1902. Oil on canvas pasted on panel. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.
The Visit (Two Sisters).
Breakfast of a Blind Man. 1903. Oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Breakfast of a Blind Man
La Vie (Life). 1903. Oil on canvas. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, USA
La Vie (Life)
The Tragedy. 1903. Oil on wood. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
The Tragedy.
Portrait of a Young Woman. 1903. Oil on canvas pasted on cardboard. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of a Young Woman
The Old Guitarist. 1903. Oil on panel. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
The Old Guitarist
Portrait of Soler. 1903. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Portrait of Soler
Old Beggar with a Boy. 1903. Oil on canvas. The Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow, Russia
Old Beggar with a Boy

L'ascete. 1903. Oil on canvas. Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University, Merion, PA, USA.

L'ascete

Woman with a Crow. 1904. Charcoal, pastel and water-color on paper. Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, USA
Woman with a Crow
The Catalan Sculptor Manolo (Manuel Hugué). 1904. Ink and watercolor on paper
The Catalan Sculptor Manolo
In 'Lapin Agile' or Harlequin with a Glass. 1905. Oil on canvas. Private collection.
In 'Lapin Agile'
Harlequin Sitting on a Red Couch. 1905. Chinese ink and watercolor on paper. Private collection.
Harlequin Sitting on a Red Couch
Acrobat on a Ball. 1905 Oil on canvas. The Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow, Russia
Acrobat on a Ball
Tumblers (Mother and Son). 1905. Gouache on canvas. Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany
Tumblers (Mother and Son).
Girl in a Chemise. c.1905. Oil on canvas. Tate Gallery, London, UK.
Girl in a Chemise.
The Family of Saltimbanques. 1905. Oil on canvas. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
The Family of Saltimbanques.
Boy with a Dog. 1905. Pastel and gouache on cardboard. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Boy with a Dog.
Two Brothers. 1905. Oil on canvas. Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
Two Brothers
Two Youths. 1905. Oil on canvas. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA.
Two Youths.
Acrobat and Young Harlequin. 1905. Oil on canvas. Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University, Merion, PA, USA.
Acrobat and Young Harlequin.
Juggler with Still-Life. 1905. Gouache on cardboard. The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA.
Juggler with Still-Life
Young Girl with a Goat. 1906. Oil on canvas. Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University, Merion, PA, USA
Young Girl with a Goat.
The Peasants. Composition. 1906. Oil on canvas. Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University, Merion, PA, USA.
The Peasants. Composition.
Nude Youth. 1906. Gouache on cardboard. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Nude Youth.
Glassware. Still Life with a Porro. 1906. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Glassware. Still Life with a Porro
Boy Leading a Horse. 1906. Oil on canvas. The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA
Boy Leading a Horse.
La Toilette. 1906. Oil on canvas. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA
La Toilette.
Hairdressing. 1906. Oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.
Hairdressing Pablo Pikasso painting
Self-Portrait with a Palette. 1906. Oil on canvas. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Self-Portrait with a Palette.
Sketch for The Demoiselles d'Avignon. 1907. Watercolor on paper. Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Sketch for The Demoiselles d'Avignon.
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. 1907. Oil on canvas. The Museum of Modern Arts, New York, NY, USA
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
Self-Portrait. 1907. Oil on canvas. Narodni Gallery, Prague, Czechia.
Self-Portrait Pikasso
Nude (Half-Length). 1907. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Nude Picasso painting.
The Dance of the Veils. 1907. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
The Dance of the Veils
Composition with a Skull. 1907. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Composition with a Skull.
Head of a Woman. 1907. Oil on canvas. Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University, Merion, PA, USA
Head of a Woman
Head of a Man. 1907. Oil on canvas. Barnes Foundation, Lincoln University, Merion, PA, USA.
Head of a Man
Woman Seated. 1908. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Woman Seated.
Friendship. 1908. Oil on canvas. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
Friendship.

 

 


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