Les Desmoiselles d'Avignon by Pablo Picasso 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
The painting Les Demoiselles d'Avignon was painted in 1907 and is the most famous example of Cubist painting. In this painting, Picasso abandoned all known forms and representations of traditional art. He innovatively employed the distortion of the female body and geometric shapes, challenging the notion that paintings offered idealized depictions of female beauty. It also shows the influence of African art on Picasso.
This painting is a large work that took nine months to complete. It proves the true genius and novelty of Picasso's passion. He made hundreds of sketches and studies in preparation for the final work. Some critics claim the painting is a reaction to Henri Matisse's Le bonheur de vivre and Blue Nude.
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