On This Day… June 24

On this day in 1901 a 19 year old artist named Pablo Picasso held his first major exhibit at a gallery on rue Lafitte in Paris. The gallery where the exhibition was held was owned by Ambroise Vollard, a dealer who also sponsored artist Paul Cezanne, and the exhibition show cased 75 of Picasso’s works.

Pablo_Picasso,_1901-02,_Le_bock_(Portrait_de_Jaime_Sabartes),_The_Glass_of_Beer_(Portrait_of_the_Poet_Sabartes),_oil_on_canvas,_82_x_66_cm,_Pushkin_Museum,_Moscow.jpg
1901-1902: The Glass Beer (Portrait of the Poet Sabartes)

The above image can be  found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:1901_paintings

 

 

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