Weeping Woman (Femme en pleurs)  1937

by Pablo Picasso

"One of the worst atrocities of the Spanish Civil War was the bombing of the Basque town of Guernica by the German air force, lending their support to the Nationalist forces of General Franco. Picasso responded to the massacre by painting the vast mural Guernica, and for months afterwards he made subsidiary paintings based on one of the figures in the mural: a weeping woma...
608 x 500 mm
Oil on canvas
© Succession Picasso/DACS 2016, Tate Collection