Portraits of Lee Miller | Pablo Picasso, 1937

Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Lee Miller as Arlesienne, 1937                        Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Lee Miller, 1937
Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Lee Miller as Arlesienne, 1937


 Lee Miller was an American photographer whose beauty and charm captivated the Surrealist Group.
 She and her future husband Roland Penrose were friends of Picasso.
 While they were holidaying with Picasso in the south of France, the artist made five paintings of Lee Miller,
 all of which were done from memory and sketches.
 Penrose felt that it perfectly captured Miller's vivid beauty and vitality. However the true test came when he
 showed it to his two-year-old son Tony for the first time - his instant cry of delight was 'Mummy, Mummy'. [...]


Lee Miller and Pablo Picasso, 1944


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Studios of Picasso in Paris 1900-1916 ( Bateau Lavoir / Rue Schoelcher )

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  1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6ZsU3QGikg
    Περί τέχνης / H Μουσίτσα / 1959 / Γιάννης Δαλιανίδης


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  2. Coleman Hawkins / Picasso / July-Aug 1948 / An early piece for unaccompanied saxophone
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjhbUTg87jU

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