Portrait of the Artist’s Mother

By Pablo Picasso SKU:190124

Pablo Picasso's ""Portrait of the Artist's Mother,"" painted in 1896, is a remarkable piece in his early career. Rendered with remarkable skill and affection, this painting showcases the artist's mother, Doña Maria, in a serene and dignified manner. It holds significance as one of Picasso's earliest portrayals of family love and demonstrates his technical prowess even at a young age. The piece stands as a touching tribute to his mother, capturing the essence of a maternal bond while foreshadowing the revolutionary artistic style that Picasso would later be celebrated for worldwide.

51 cm

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Title: “”Pablo Picasso’s Endearing Tribute: Portrait of the Artist’s Mother””

Year Painted: 1896

Pablo Picasso’s “”Portrait of the Artist’s Mother,”” painted in 1896, is a poignant and captivating artwork that holds a special place in the artist’s early career. This exceptional painting is a testament to Picasso’s profound love for his mother, Doña Maria, and showcases his extraordinary talent even at a young age.

The portrait captures the essence of a tender maternal bond, presenting Doña Maria in a dignified and serene manner. Picasso’s meticulous brushwork and attention to detail reveal his deep affection for his subject, elevating the painting beyond a mere portrait to a heartfelt homage.

At the age of just fifteen, Picasso demonstrated exceptional technical prowess, imbuing the piece with an emotional depth that belied his years. The portrayal of his mother reflects the harmonious relationship they shared and hints at the artist’s intuitive understanding of human emotions and connections.

While the painting may seem relatively conventional compared to Picasso’s later groundbreaking works, it foreshadows the innovative artistic approach that would come to define his career. The subtle use of color and light in “”Portrait of the Artist’s Mother”” hints at the artist’s growing curiosity and experimentation with different styles that would eventually lead to the development of Cubism, a revolutionary movement in modern art.

Moreover, this painting is a rare glimpse into Picasso’s personal life and his formative years as an artist. It humanizes him and provides a touching insight into the profound influence of family and love on his creative journey. By depicting his mother with tenderness and respect, Picasso opens a window into his own emotional world, making this artwork an endearing and relatable piece for viewers across generations.

Throughout his prolific career, Picasso produced an extensive body of work that redefined art, yet “”Portrait of the Artist’s Mother”” remains a precious gem that resonates deeply with art enthusiasts and historians alike. Its significance lies not only in its artistic merit but also in the intimate portrayal of family ties and the nurturing of creativity within a supportive environment.

In conclusion, Pablo Picasso’s “”Portrait of the Artist’s Mother,”” painted in 1896, is a timeless masterpiece that exemplifies the artist’s early genius and emotional depth. Its portrayal of maternal love and its foreshadowing of Picasso’s future artistic innovations make it a truly special painting in the vast tapestry of art history.

Original size:
39 x 50 cm (width x height)
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Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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