Robert Capa

Pablo Picasso and Françoise Gilot, France, 1948

Magnum Editions Poster (Estate Stamped)


Edition of 100
Estate Stamped and Numbered on label
18 x 24 in (45.7 x 61 cm)
Poster only

Only 1 Available

While on assignment in the South of France in the summer of 1948, Robert Capa, who had met Picasso’s partner Francoise Gilot in Paris a few years previously, spent time with the couple and their children on the Côte D’Azur. “Capa was a friend, so it was not formal at all”, Gilot said of the photographs Capa took of them during that period, which depict the artist playing in the sand on the beach with his son and dutifully carrying a shade over Gilot’s head. The tender portraits caught by Capa show Picasso as a barefoot, carefree father, enjoying life’s simple pleasures: a side of the artist that had seldom been seen. Capa’s images capture not just a great artist, but a family man, and have become some of the most memorable pictures ever taken of Picasso. Please note that this price is for an unsigned poster only. The Magnum Editions label will ship with your order but will not be attached to the poster. Please allow 1 – 3 weeks for shipping.

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