A Life of Picasso: The Prodigy, 1881-1906 (Paperback)

A Life of Picasso: The Prodigy, 1881-1906 Cover Image
Special Order


As he magnificently combines meticulous scholarship with irresistible narrative appeal, Richardson draws on his close friendship with Picasso, his own diaries, the collaboration of Picasso's widow Jacqueline, and unprecedented access to Picasso's studio and papers to arrive at a profound understanding of the artist and his work. 800 photos.

About the Author

John Richardson is the author of a memoir, The Sorcerer's Apprentice; an essay collection, Sacred Monsters, Sacred Masters; and books on Manet and Braque. He has written for The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair. He was instrumental in setting up Christie's in the United States. In 1993 he was made a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. In 1995-96 he served as the Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford University. He divides his time between Connecticut and New York City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375711497
ISBN-10: 037571149X
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Publication Date: October 16th, 2007
Pages: 548
Language: English