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Style: Surrealism

Technique: Beach;Women;Sports;Beaches

Date: 1922

Museum: Musée National Picasso (Paris, France)

Topic: Beach, Women, Sports, Beaches

The rounded monumental figures of Picasso's f neo-Classical period of the early 1920s sees a return to his 1992 painting Two Women Running on the Beach, with all its traditional religious connotations. Neo-Classicism originally applies to the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century revival of Classical motifs, subjects and decorations, with the inspiration coming from the 1748 excavations of Pompeii and writings of the German archaeologist, Wincklemann. It's a known fact that the women in Picasso's paintings are the women who inhabited his life at various times.

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