Woman in Spanish Costume by Pablo Picasso

How would painters draw portraits of their wives? May be, they draw portraits as real as their wives looks like. May be, painters draw wives' facials as how those men want their wives to look like. The true answer is unknown. However, in almost every case, painters try to capture all of their ladies' beauty. Unlike many of his other female-modeled portraits, which were drawn in abstracts, Woman in Spanish Costume was drawn in neo-classicism. It is mainly because Picasso wants to preserve his wife, Olga Koklova, 's beauty as it was, and he does not wanted his critical and analytical view to shadow her beauty.
In the process of capturing the beauty, Picasso used all of his techniques that he used in previously. Up until this portrait, Woman in Spanish Costume, Picasso was famous using drawing technique call'cubism.' However, after meeting and finally marrying with Olga, he gave up his cubism, and went back to classicism, especially Mediterranean Classicism. "The influence of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, the great nineteenth-century French Romantic Classicist, is evident in the precision and discipline of Picasso's drawing from this period (Abrams, 46)."
Picasso may have given up cubism in sketch, but he has not entirely given up on cubism. Instead, he used cubism in color. He colors tiny squares (or rectangular), which cubism is employed (Abrams, 46). He only used three principle colors in this piece; blue, orange, and white. The color blue stood for his blue period of art, which represents his darkness, and orange stood for rose period. White stood for remain part which Picasso have not fulfill with the love.
Without doubt, this piece is not finished. Although the lines of arms and hands are not clear and does not have full figure, it well describes facial and colored part of dress. Woman in Spanish Costume is one of few portraits by Picasso that do not have facial expression. However,…


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