Pinakothek Acquires Picasso’s Femme Au Violon

Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich Photo: Alice Wiegand via Wikimedia Commons

The Pinakothek der Moderne Museum in Munich announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Pablo Picasso’s Femme au Violon (1911) from a private collection on a long term loan, Art Magazin reports.

The painting is regarded as a masterpiece of analytic cubism. The Pinakothek said in a statement that Femme au Violon (1911) is characterized by its, “elegant, vibrant, gray-brown color and radical resolution as well as its geometric composition of figure and instrument.” Picasso reached the, “pinnacle of his non-representational practice with the composition,” the museum added.


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