Friday, June 15, 2012

Picasso: Early Paintings, 1893-1896 (Representational)

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Young Picasso

Selected Early Paintings by Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)

Farmhouse, 1893  (circa age 12)

Picasso's first major painting, an "academic" work, was "First Communion" (1896), featuring a portrait of his father, mother and younger sister, kneeling before an altar. He was 15 when he finished it.

Altar Boy, 1896  (circa age 15)

"Portrait of the Artist's Father," 1896  (circa age 15)
Watercolor on paper.

To see more of Picasso's extraordinary talent, click here for several of his paintings from 1897-1899.

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