Pablo Picasso, The Old Guitarist, 1903, Art Institute of Chicago The Blue Period ( Spanish : Período Azul ) is a term used to define the works produced by Spanish painter Pablo Picasso between 1901 and 1904 when he painted essentially monochromatic paintings in shades of blue and blue-green, only occasionally warmed by other colors.
Christian Zervos, Catalogue raisonné des œuvres de Pablo Picasso, Paris, éditions Cahiers d'art, 1932-1978. Herschel Chipp, Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture : A Comprehensive Illustrated Catalogue - 1885-1973, 28 volumes, San Francisco, Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1995-2016. Notes et références
Jul 14, 2022 · Agreeing with the views of his British friend, Quinn wrote, “I don’t suppose Picasso expects the approval of the public for a moment.” There was an exhilarating audacity to what the artist was up to, even if the work repelled him. In offering a first glimpse of the new frontier of modern art, the Picasso exhibition at 291 was a coup.