This lush, painterly portrait of Picasso’s golden muse, Marie-Thérèse Walter, captures the rapturous desire of the artist at the apex of his practice. Undeniably one of the finest emblems of love and sex in 20th century art, this work depicts the beauty of his sleeping subject in a vibrant palette of primary colors and sumptuous brushstrokes. Le Repos from 1932 will be a highlight of our Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale (14 May 2018, New York). 

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