the dream

Procreate: Le Rêve/The dream

Le Rêve (English: The Dream) is a 1932 oil on cnavas (130 × 97 cm) by Pablo Picasso, then 50 years old, portraying his 22-year-old mistress Marie-Therese Walter. It is said to have been painted in one afternoon, on 24 January 1932. It belongs to Picasso’s period of distorted depictions, with its oversimplified outlines and contrasted colors resembling early cubism. The erotic content of the painting has been noted repeatedly, with critics pointing out that Picasso painted an erect penis, presumably symbolizing his own, in the upturned face of his model.


I like the bold color and the smooth lines on the painting, the woman looks so calm and peaceful. Actually it calmed me down when I was drawing it on the iPad. I started to draw something so that I can practice more on procreate, but as I don’t even familiar with photoshop or drawing apps, neither nor procreate, I am taking baby steps on each painting.

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