Picasso et Françoise Gilot

1952, Printed later
Silver Gelatin Photograph

Signed in ink on lower right on recto. Titled, dated and initialed in ink on verso.

Robert Doisneau’s photograph “Picasso et Françoise Gilot” captures an intimate moment in art history. Taken in 1952, the image showcases the renowned artist Pablo Picasso at work, accompanied by his muse and companion, Françoise Gilot. Doisneau’s lens skillfully captures the dynamic between the two, with Picasso engrossed in his creativity while Gilot observes with a mix of admiration and contemplation. The photograph not only provides a glimpse into the personal life of a master but also immortalizes the collaboration and connection shared between Picasso and Gilot during a significant period of artistic innovation and personal relationships.