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The x-ray shows that the male figure was originally a self-portrait of Picasso, painted over by the artist with a portrait of his friend Casagemas. On the lower area, the bedside light and table from the previous work Last Moments, painted horizontally, can be appreciated.

La Vie
Pablo Picasso, 1903
Oil on canvas
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Gift of the Hanna Fund, 1945.24

and X-ray image of La Vie