Pablo Picasso: Jacqueline with Flowers, 1954

Pablo Picasso (Spanish; Cubism, Later Years; 1881-1973): Jacqueline with Flowers, 1954. Oil on canvas, 116 x 88.5 cm. Musée Picasso, Paris, France. © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.

Jacqueline Roque … is best known as the muse and second wife of Pablo Picasso. Their marriage lasted 11 years until his death, during which time he created more than 400 portraits of her … Picasso … romanced her by drawing a dove on her house in chalk and bringing her one rose a day until she agreed to date him six months later …”
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“[Picasso’s] prolific output includes over 20,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, theater sets and costumes that convey myriad intellectual, political, social, and amorous messages. His creative styles transcend realism and abstraction, Cubism, Neoclassicism, Surrealism, and Expressionism …“ (© The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
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