Art of the Day – 7/24/13 (Science and Charity, Pablo Picasso)
Daily Artwork — “Science and Charity, Pablo Picasso, 1897”
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1897 — Science and Charity. Oil on Canvas. Realism style. Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973). Museu Picasso, Barcelona, Spain.
“Science and Charity is one of the major works from Picasso’s early years of training. At just 15, Picasso felt mature enough to take on large ambitious compositions as the culmination of his academic studies in Barcelona School of Fine Arts that were led by his father Jose Ruiz Picasso, who was the model for the doctor in this painting…[T]his would be Picasso’s last great work in traditional academic style..” (Wikipaintings)
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