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Picasso's Picassos
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Split image of the front and back of a painting by Pablo Picasso. The front is a still-life painting of eels on a kitchen counter; the back of the canvas bears Picasso's inscription.

"Homage to Jacqueline for a matelote that she prepared for lunch 3.12.60 offering to her through this painting a small portion of the immense desire I have to please her. Picasso." Picasso's Picassos, p. 199.

Painting by Pablo Picasso