This painting was painted in 1903 when Picasso was 22 this was done during his blue period. It depicts a old blind man with tread bear clothing weakly hunched over his guitar, playing the streets of Barcelona in Spain
This was completed in 1982 in Paris, France. One version is owned by the museum of modern art in New York city. This painting features a pierrot, and harlequin and a monk who are generally believed to represent Picasso.
Pablo Picasso by Lara
Who is your artist, where are theyfrom and what is their particularstyle of art like?
My chosen artist is Pablo Picasso. He was baptised Pablo Diego Jose Francissco de Paula Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Cipriano n de la santisimatrinidad Ruiz y Picasso - a series of names honouring various saints and relatives.Pablo came from the city of Malaga in the Andalusian region of Spain. He was born the 25th of October 1881 and died on the 8th of April 1973.Pablo has many styles. He was first taught how to do oil paintings and figure drawings by his father.A few style periods were named the blue period, the rose period and the African influenced period.
Find 3 images of differentpieces of artwork by your artist. Research the meaning behind the 3 pieces of art work.
The old guitaristThis painting was paintedin 1903 when Picasso was22. This was done duringhis ‘blue period’. Itdepicts an old blind manwith thread bare clothing,weakly hunched over hisguitar playing in thestreets of Barcelona,Spain.
Boy with a pipeThis was painted in 1905when Picasso was 24. Thiswas done during his ‘rose’period. The oil on canvaspainting depicts a Parisianboy holding a pipe in his lefthand and wearing a garlandof flowers. He did this soonafter settling in Paris,France.
Three MusiciansThis was completed in1921 in Paris, France. Oneversion is owned by theMuseum of Modern Artin New York city. Thispainting features apierrot, harlequin and amonk who are generallybelieved to representPicasso himself.