©Пабло Пикассо - Женщина с ребенком на берегу моря 1921

Three women at a fountain 1921 Three women at a fountain 1921 Two bathers 1921 Woman with child on the seashore 1921 Woman with Flowered Hat 1921 Woman's head and hand 1921 Bust of a woman, arms raised 1922
Пабло Пикассо - Женщина с ребенком на берегу моря 1921

Женщина с ребенком на берегу моря 1921
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The Art Institute of Chicago
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From The Art Institute of Chicago:
In 1917 Picasso traveled to Rome to design sets and costumes for Sergei Diaghilev’s famed Ballets Russes. Deeply impressed by the ancient and Renaissance art of that city, he began painting monumental figures inspired by antiquity. His new classical style was influenced by the finely modeled odalisques of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres and the late, oddly proportioned female nudes of Pierre-Auguste Renoir. This painting was also inspired by Picasso’s own life. Just three years earlier, he had married Olga Koklova, a Russian dancer, with whom he fathered his first child, Paolo, in 1921.
A new father, Picasso made many images of mothers with children: between 1921 and 1923, he produced at least twelve works on this subject, returning to a theme that he had explored during his Blue Period. But whereas those figures are frail and anguished, his classical-period figures, with their sculptural modeling and solidity, are majestic in proportion and feeling. Here an infant sits on its mother’s lap and reaches up to touch her. The mother, dressed in a Grecian gown, gazes intently at her child. Behind them stretches a simplified background of sand, water, and sky. Picasso’s treatment of the mother and child is not sentimental, but the relationship between the figures expresses a serenity and stability that characterized his own life at this time.
— Entry, The Essential Guide, 2013, p.264.