The Art Critic: Picasso’s Weeping Woman
March 16, 2009 § 5 Comments
The Weeping Woman (1937)
Author: Pablo Picasso
Technique: Oil on canvas
Genre: Cubism, abstract, portrait
The setting of the featured work is the Spanish Civil War. The lady in the painting is Dora Maar – one of Picasso’s most beloved mistresses. She is portrayed to be weeping profusely, in remembrance of the many innocent lives perished in the bloodshed.