The Old Guitarist  1904

by Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso made [i]The Old Guitarist[/i] while working in Barcelona. In the paintings of his Blue Period (1901-04), the artist restricted himself to a cold, monochromatic blue palette, flattened forms, and emotional, psychological themes of human misery and alienation related to the work of such artists as Edvard Munch and Paul Gauguin. The elongated, angular figure of ...
122.9 × 82.6 cm (48 3/8 × 32 1/2 in.)
Oil on panel
© 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York