Friday, March 2, 2012

INSPIRATION Édouard Manet 1863... Pablo Picasso 1960

'Le déjeuner sur l'herbe" was painted in 1963 by French impressionist  Édouard Manet and is exposed at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris [left]… while Pablo Picasso's interpretation of this painting was created in 1960 [right]. Actually this painting of Manet inspired Picasso to a cycle of 27 paintings and 140 drawings between 1949 and 1962.