Picasso & Lump

Picasso & Lump

A Dachsund's Odyssey

Book - 2006
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One spring morning in 1957, veteran photojournalist David Douglas Duncan paid a visit to his friend and frequent photographic subject Pablo Picasso, at the artists villa near Cannes. Traveling with Duncan was his pet dachshund, Lump. The photographers nomadic lifestyle and his other doga giant Afghan houndhad never suited the jealous and temperamental Lump. So when they arrived at Picassos Villa La Californie that spring day, Lump decided that he had found his paradise on earth, and that he would take up permanent residence with Picasso. Lump was soon immortalized in a Picasso portrait painted on a plate, but this was just the beginning. In a suite of 45 paintings reinterpreting Velsquezs masterpiece Las Meninas, Picasso replaced the impressive hound in the foreground with jaunty renderings of Lump. Fifteen of the paintings are reproduced here, bringing full circle the odyssey of a fortunate dachshund who found his way from reluctant road warrior to furry and elongated icon of modern art.
Publisher: New York : Bulfinch Press, 2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780821258101
0821258109
Branch Call Number: 759.4 PIC NVD
Characteristics: 98 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Picasso, Pablo 1881-1973
Alternative Title: Picasso and Lump

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