Expert Voices: Picasso's Compotier et Guitare

NEW YORK | 13 NOVEMBER 2023

Beyond showcasing Picasso's masterful ability to enliven inanimate objects, Compotier et Guitare holds profound connections to the artist’s relationships with both Henri Matisse and Marie-Thérèse Walter, Picasso's muse. Within the intricate array of colors, shapes, and emotions that unfold on the canvas, are stories of love and competition which would define not only Picasso’s iconography, but the broader canon of Western art as a whole. This masterpiece will be on sale as part of Sotheby's Modern Evening Auction on 13 November 2023.

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