Pablo Picasso Paints His Golden Muse

29 June 2020 | New York

In this episode of Expert Voices, Worldwide Head of Impressionist and Modern Art Helena Newman examines Head of a Sleeping Woman by Pablo Picasso – an electric, vibrant and richly-colored portrait of Marie-Thérèse. Painted in the 1930s, this painting was created during Picasso and Marie-Thérèse’s golden years; a period in which Marie-Thérèse stars as the artist’s muse. Head of a Sleeping Woman will be offered as a highlight of the Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale in New York.

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