Le repas frugal, September 1904 (printed 1913)

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This visual essay on the difference between physical and emotional closeness represents Picasso's first serious engagement with printmaking, an activity that would become a life-long passion. Impressions from the first edition have rich shadows, but impressions from the second edition-shown here-were printed more starkly, completely stripping the image of any romantic warmth.

Le repas frugal
Artist Life
(active France), 1881–1973
Accession Number
Catalogue Raisonne
Bloch 1; Baer 2ii/ii; G.2 iib/iib; L.47.25;
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