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Pablo Picasso. Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. 1907.

June 2004 Update

Pictured above:
Pablo Picasso. Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. 1907. Oil on canvas, 8' x 7' 8" (243.9 x 233.7 cm). Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest. © 2003 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Fig. 1
Fig. 1
Fig. 1 - Before
Fig. 1 - After

Detail - left Iberian figure showing old losses in brown paint of hair after removal of old restoration



 
Fig. 2 Fig. 2
Fig. 2 - Before
Fig. 2 - After
Detail - leg of right Iberian figure. The old tear is revealed after removal of restoration paint.


 
Fig. 3 Fig. 3
Fig. 3 - Before
Fig. 3 - After

Detail - upraised hand of left figure. Areas of the exposed white ground are visible through the brown paint.



 
Fig. 5 Fig. 5
Fig. 4 - Before
Fig. 4 - After

Detail - hand of left figure showing small losses along cracks where the painting was rolled

 
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