Pablo Picasso (Spanish, Cubism, 1881-1973): Three Musicians, 1921. Oil on canvas, 6′ 7″ x 7′ 3-3/4″ (200.7 x 222.9 cm). Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA. © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.
This work is widely regarded as Picasso’s greatest Cubist masterpiece. “… features a Harlequin, a Pierrot, and a monk, who are generally believed to represent Picasso, Guillaume Apollinaire, and Max Jacob, respectively. Apollinaire and Jacob, both poets, had been close friends of Picasso during the 1910s …”
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