Adapted from a 1932 piece in the Museum’s collection, our Picasso The Dreamer
Scarf features a sensual image of Pablo Picasso’s (Spanish, 1881–1973) young mistress, Marie-Thérèse Walter, asleep. Picasso influenced the development of modern art with unparalleled magnitude. Over the course of his long and prolific career―from the time he was a teenager into his nineties―he produced over 20,000 works in various media and styles. His multi-sided genius is richly reflected in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
All artwork © 2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Silk. Imported. 36'' x 36''.
- 36'' x 36''
- Square scarf
Art HistoryThe Museum’s landmark exhibition, Picasso in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, offers an unprecedented opportunity to appreciate the Museum’s extensive collection of works by Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973). It features 300 works, including the Museum’s complete holdings of paintings, drawings, sculptures, and ceramics by Picasso—never before seen in their entirety—as well as a selection of the artist’s prints. Notable for its remarkable group of early figure paintings, the Museum’s collection also stands out for its exceptional but little-known cache of drawings. The key subjects that variously sustained Picasso’s interest—the pensive harlequins of his Blue and Rose periods, the faceted tabletop still lifes of Cubist years, the classicizing bathers of the 1920s, the dreaming nudes of the 1930s, and the rakish musketeers of his final years—are amply represented by works, ranging in date from 1900 to 1968.