Pablo Picasso. Face of Marie-Thérèse (Visage de Marie-Thérèse). 1928

Pablo Picasso Face of Marie-Thérèse (Visage de Marie-Thérèse) 1928

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This portrait depicts Marie-Thérèse Walter, whom Picasso met on a street in Paris in 1927. She was nearly thirty years his junior and he was married with a child. They began an affair almost immediately. She gave birth to their daughter, Maya, in 1935.

Gallery label from Picasso: Themes and Variations, March 28–September 30, 2010.
composition: 8 x 5 9/16" (20.3 x 14.1 cm); sheet (irreg.): 19 3/16 x 13 3/8" (48.8 x 33.9 cm)
Galerie Percier
Marchizet, Paris
Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller
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© 2021 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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