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David Douglas Duncan


Picasso Paints a Portrait
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Pablo Picasso sitting in a rocking chair in his studio, with one of his large finished canvases behind him.

[Only twelve hours earlier, Picasso had finished his latest portrait of Jacqueline and emerged from his studio.] "But that night--only by moving his chair--he began another journey to an imaginary world. [Villa La Californie, July 1957.]" Picasso Paints a Portrait, p. 10.