By Pablo Picasso SKU:190169

Pablo Picasso's "Motherhood" is a remarkable painting created in 1901 during his Blue Period. It portrays a mother holding her child, exuding deep emotion and tenderness. The piece is special for its poignant depiction of human suffering and maternal love. Picasso's use of somber blue tones emphasizes the hardships faced by the impoverished during this period. The painting's simplicity and emotional impact have made it an iconic representation of motherly affection and an enduring symbol of Picasso's artistic genius.

55 cm

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Title: “”Pablo Picasso’s Motherhood: A Profound Masterpiece of 1901″”

Year Painted: 1901

Pablo Picasso’s “”Motherhood,”” painted in 1901 during his renowned Blue Period, stands as an extraordinary and profoundly moving artwork. This masterpiece captures the essence of maternal love and human suffering, resonating with audiences worldwide.

During the Blue Period, Picasso was deeply influenced by personal hardships and societal issues, leading him to create somber and melancholic works. “”Motherhood”” exemplifies his shift towards emotional themes, featuring a mother tenderly cradling her child in her arms.

The painting’s composition centers on the mother and child, isolating them from their surroundings, intensifying the connection between the two figures. Picasso’s use of a limited color palette dominated by shades of blue emphasizes the desolation and despair experienced by the less fortunate in society.

Through “”Motherhood,”” Picasso successfully conveys the dichotomy of emotions— the joy of a mother’s love and the weight of life’s struggles. The mother’s gaze, fixated on her child, exhibits a blend of love, worry, and dedication. The child’s vulnerability juxtaposed against the mother’s resilience further heightens the emotional impact of the piece.

Beyond its poignant subject matter, “”Motherhood”” also showcases Picasso’s exceptional artistic skill. His bold and confident brushstrokes create a sense of movement and depth within the otherwise simple composition. This technique adds dynamism and vitality to the emotional narrative of the painting.

Over the years, “”Motherhood”” has garnered immense admiration and accolades from art enthusiasts and critics alike. It serves as a timeless representation of the universal bond shared between mothers and their children. Picasso’s ability to evoke such powerful sentiments through his art solidifies his status as a true artistic genius.

The painting’s significance extends beyond the realm of art history. Its message of empathy and compassion for those facing hardships remains relevant even today. “”Motherhood”” continues to inspire artists and resonate with audiences, reminding us of the enduring power of visual storytelling and the profound impact of maternal love.

In conclusion, Pablo Picasso’s “”Motherhood,”” painted in 1901, is an iconic masterpiece that encapsulates the complexities of human emotions and the enduring bond between a mother and her child. Its poignancy, artistic brilliance, and timeless relevance make it a truly exceptional and revered artwork in the annals of art history.

Original size:
34 x 47 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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