Pablo Picasso’s Post-War Masterpiece: Unveiling ‘Guitare sur un tapis rouge’

London | 25 June 2024

J oin expert voice Helena Newman as she explores Pablo Picasso’s Guitare sur un tapis rouge from 1922. This painting, a celebration of color and form, is a highlight of Sotheby's London's upcoming Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction, including the Ralph I. Goldenberg Collection on 25 June.

Exemplifying Picasso’s bold stylistic evolution following the First World War and drawing on the Cubist idiom he pioneered, the work showcases a vibrant positivity and a playful approach to still life. Discover how this piece marks a shift from somber, linear Cubism to the exuberant compositions of his post-war period, reflecting his domestic contentment and general happiness.

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