Three Musicians by Pablo Picasso

Three Musicians

Three Musicians by Pablo Picasso

Painting Details

20th Century Artist: Pablo Picasso
Title and Year: Three Musicians, 1921
Size: 200.7cm x 222.9cm
Medium: Oil on Canvas
Collection: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, United States of America
Subject: Portraits


3 Musicians is a large painting measuring more than 2 meters wide and high. It is painted in the style of Synthetic Cubism and gives the appearance of cut paper.

The central figure is a Harlequin playing a guitar, with two musicians by his sides. There is also a dog that can be seen to the left of the musicians with his ears clearly visible.

See more Picasso Blue Period Paintings, Cubist Paintings or Late Picasso Paintings.

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