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Description - Picasso by Patrick O'Brian

A biography of Pablo Picasso by Patrick O'Brian, the author of the Aubrey-Maturin series. public interest. This text explores the life of this awe-inspiring artist. O'Brian was a close friend and a neighbour of Picasso's and the book reflects the closeness of their friendship. tender, mean yet generous, affectionate but cold, professing communism but retaining an essentially Catholic mentality and private despite his relish of fame. The biography fully appreciates the distinctly Mediterranean origins of Picasso's character and art. tragedies, suicides and wars tumble over each other in the vast chaos of Picasso's experience, He was a man almost as lonely as the sun, but one who glowed with much the same fierce, burning life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780399116391
ISBN-10: 0399116397
Format: Paperback / softback
Imprint: Penguin Adult Hc/Tr
Publisher: Penguin Adult Hc/Tr
Publish Date: 30-Jun-1976
Country of Publication: United States

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