(Le Perreux-sur-Marne, 1909 – Juan-les-Pins, 1977)
The sentimental relationship between Marie-Thérèse Walter and Pablo Picasso began in 1927, when she was seventeen, and lasted until 1940. Their daughter Maya was born in 1935. The strikingly different portraits of Marie-Thérèse amount to an evocation of a complex, mutable personality: the longer and better Picasso knew her, the older and more experienced she grew, the more she eluded a consistent representational formula.
Marie-Thérèse in a Beret
Charcoal on paper
63 x 48 cm
Col·lecció particular 3.927
Head of a Woman (Marie-Thérèse)