detail of Georges Braques and Gertrude Steinselect area of picture for closer detailPARTY FOR ROUSSEAU

1995   Donald R Ricker

(46"x94" oil on hardboard)

detail of Georges Braques  and Gertrude Stein

Picasso found Gertrude Stein to be a formidable portrait subject. She loved hanging around with artists and acquiring their work, and was an author in her own right. Pablo's painting buddy Braques played the concertina and would have contributed to the gaiety.

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