Return to Previous Page

Still Life with Bowls and a Jug

Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, Spanish, 1881 - 1973

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
1908

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
32 1/4 x 25 7/8 inches (81.9 x 65.7 cm)

Copyright:
© Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Curatorial Department:
Modern Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1952-61-93

Credit Line:
A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1952

Social Tags [?]

still life [x]  


[Add Your Own Tags]

Label:
The thick volumes and rich colors of Picasso's paintings of 1908 reflect his deep interest in African sculpture while the upturned perspectives of the still-lifes suggest his attention to Cézanne. X-rays of this canvas reveal an earlier image of a standing nude woman, similar to other figurative paintings Picasso made that year. The faint outline of the woman's face can be seen in the upper center of the canvas, in the dark space between the jug and the bowl.

Return to Previous Page