La Soupe

Picasso’s own personal circumstances increased his awareness of the high number of poverty that frequently surrounded him. While living in Barcelona, the artist produced the painting entitled La Soupe; an intriguingly ambiguous work. The older woman appears physically weighed down by her destitution. She stands, arms stretched out, holding a bowl of soup; a small child also holding the same bowl. A question is conveyed: is she giving the soup to the small child or receiving it from her? Picasso bases the act of selflessness and charity upon the basic need for nourishment, intertwining the two.
SKU: 65397
Creator: Pablo Picasso
Date: 1902
Original Medium: Oil on canvas
Original Size: 15 3/16 x 18 1/8 in.
Location: Art Gallery of Ontario
© Succession Picasso 2018

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