A wax-resin mixture
was used to infuse the structure of the
painting, providing additional stability
and minimizing its response to changes
in the surrounding environment.
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