Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The Chicago Museum of Art: Picasso 2

This is Picasso's "Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler".

Mr. Kahnweiler was an art dealer, writer, and publisher who opened a gallery in Paris in 1907.  According to the placard, he began showing Picasso's work in 1908.   He sat over 30 times for this portrait.  And, despite the very cubist/abstract nature of the portrait, Picasso added physical attributes: a lock of hair and the knot of a tie, to identify his subject.

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