Seated Saltimbanque

Pablo Picasso Spanish
Printed by Louis Fort French
Published by Ambroise Vollard French

Not on view

Picasso convincingly conveys the heft of this seated circus performer with the utmost economy of line. He recast the rotund jester in the important 1905 painting Family of Saltimbanques (National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.), where he is, however, no longer seated but standing wearing a vibrant red leotard.

Seated Saltimbanque, Pablo Picasso (Spanish, Malaga 1881–1973 Mougins, France), Drypoint

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