Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Picasso with Girl before a Mirror

Pablo Picasso is well known as one of the greatest and most influential artists of the twentieth century.

Picasso was 51 years old when he painted Girl before a Mirror. It was painted in March 1932 by during Picasso’s cubism period. The painting portrays a young woman surveying herself in an oval mirror. The girl in the painting name Marie Theresa Walter and it was painted multiple times during the 1930’s.

Marie-Theresa Walter was seventeenth years old on the day she met Picasso in 1927, when he struck up a conversation with her outside a Parisian department store.

They soon began a secret affair and Picasso rented an apartment for her. By the winter of 1931, he was using her as a model. By 1932 she had become a well-established and profoundly transformative presence in Picasso’s art and life.
Picasso with Girl before a Mirror 

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

The Most Popular Posts

Other Interesting Articles

  • Beets belong to the family Chenopoiaceae and *Beta vulgaris* L. encompasses red beet, sugar beet, fodder beet and chard. Beets require 50-70 days from plan...
  • Jamshid al-Kashi of Samarkand (c. 1380 – 22 June 1429) was an Arab mathematician and astronomer. Noteworthy for the accuracy of his computations, especiall...
  • ExxonMobil, created by the merger of Exxon Corporation and Mobile Corporation on November 30, 1999 is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil...

Latest articles in HISTORY OF BEVERAGE

National Geographic Society