The Tragedy by Pablo Picasso

The Tragedy

The Tragedy by Pablo Picasso

Painting Details

20th Century Artist: Pablo Picasso
Title and Year: The Tragedy, 1903
Size: 105cm x 69cm
Medium: Oil on Panel
Collection: National Gallery of Art, Washington, United States of America
Subject: Portraits


Typical blue period painting with the sombre tone, blues, darks, and an all pervading sadness. Situated at the beach on an overcast day the couple and the child seem to be mourning the loss of someone or something.

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

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