Acrobat and Young Harlequin

Acrobat and Young Harlequin (Acrobate et jeune Arlequin) is a 1905 painting by Pablo Picasso. Painted toward the end of Picasso's Blue Period and the outset of his Rose Period, the work displays characteristics of both, with its melancholic subject and its blue and rose palette.[1] Picasso created the painting while at the Le Bateau-Lavoir, his home and studio in Montmartre, Paris.

Pablo Picasso, Acrobat and Young Harlequin, 1905, oil on canvas, 191.1 x 108.6 cm, The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This painting by Picasso was published in the art and philosophy review Action, in March 1920.[2]

Acrobat and Young Harlequin forms part of the permanent collection of The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Barnes Collection Online — Pablo Picasso: Acrobat and Young Harlequin (Acrobate et jeune Arlequin)". collection.barnesfoundation.org. Retrieved 2018-09-17.
  2. ^ Action: Cahiers Individualistes de Philosophie et d'Art, March 1920, Princeton University, Blue Mountain Project