Citation"Mother and Child
(Pablo Ruiz Picasso) , 1951.57,” Harvard Art Museums collections online, May 31, 2023, https://hvrd.art/o/299993.
The painting shows a woman, seated on the floor, her back to the wall, facing left. She is resting her right cheek on the head of the infant she cradles in her arms. She is wearing a long blue robe, a veil on her head, her eyes are closed, she is barefoot. The wall behind her is dark blue, a lighter patch is to the left behind her head. There is patterned section with folds and horizontal and cross-hatched lines in the right upper quarter of the painting. The floor is light brown and gray with strokes of lighter blue.