Two women running on the beach (The race) – (Pablo Picasso) Previous Next


Style: Surrealism

Topic: Beach Women Sports Beaches

Date: 1922

Size: 33 x 41 cm

Museum: Musée National Picasso (Paris, France)

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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