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Susanna and the Elders

Pablo Picasso, Susanna and the Elders, 1955. Oil on canvas, Picasso Museum, Málaga, Spain.

Moving Susanna from the garden to a controlled domestic space, Picasso shows his elders viewing the distorted and reclining Susanna from a painting on the wall over the bed. Does their gaze fracture her? 

Pablo Picasso, Susanna and the Elders, 1955. Oil on canvas, Picasso Museum, Málaga, Spain.

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