Portrait of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler

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Retrato de Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler
English: Portrait of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler
Portrait of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler
Artist Pablo Picasso
Year 1910
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 100.5 cm × 73 cm (39.6 in × 29 in)
Location Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Portrait of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (Spanish: Retrato de Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler) is a 1910 oil on canvas painting by Pablo Picasso in the Analytical Cubism style.[1] It was completed in 1910, and is in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. The artwork displays brown as its prominent color, with dimensions 100.5 cm × 73 cm.

Description[edit]

The painting depicts Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, who owned an art gallery in France.

Gifted by Mrs. Gilbert W. Chapman in memory of Charles B. Goodspeed in 1948 to Art Institute of Chicago.[2]

Reception[edit]

Jonathan Jones of The Guardian called the work "probably the greatest work of modern art currently on view in London", mentioning it as an example of how Picasso "demolished everything people had believed a portrait to be for the past 2,000 years or so."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Detail of Painting is now available at Art Institute of Chicago
  2. ^ University of Dubuque
  3. ^ Jones, Jonathan (October 4, 2016). "Picasso Portraits review – tame exhibition sells his radical genius short". The Guardian. Retrieved November 26, 2016.