Monday, October 09, 2006

Coming Up Roses

Acrobat and Young Harlequin by Pablo Picasso, The Barnes Foundation.

Painted in 1905 this work is part of Picasso's Rose Period that came after his Blue Period. His subjects during this time often included acrobats dancers and harlequins.

1 comment:

Tongue in Cheek Antiques said...

How curious that they aren't looking at each other, and seem to have no joy...even though they are in costumes, certainly at a "mardi gras," or other celebration?? Maybe they are tuckered out from partying?

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