Mère et enfant (Mother and Child)

© Succession Picasso/DACS, London 2024. Image credit: National Galleries of Scotland

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This work was painted during what is commonly known as Picasso's 'Blue Period'. The artist was greatly affected by the suicide of a close friend in

National Galleries of Scotland: Modern


Mère et enfant (Mother and Child)




oil on paper on canvas


H 40.5 x W 33 cm

Accession number

GMA 967

Acquisition method

presented by Sir Alexander Maitland in memory of his wife Rosalind, 1960

Work type


Inscription description

Signed bottom left corner: Picasso


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