14 de October de 2015
Ramón Reventós i Bordoy was a writer and journalist who was born in 1881 in Barcelona, son of master mason Isidre Reventós Amiguet and of Concepció Bordoy Tuyet. Of the nine children they had, the eldest brother Ramon, better known as Moni, and the second Jacint, nicknamed Cinto, were the members of the Reventós family with whom Picasso kept up the closest friendship.
Pablo Picasso. Ramon Reventós Bordoy. Barcelona, 1899-1900. Peinture à l’essence, charcoal and Conté crayon on paper. Museu Picasso, Barcelona. Gift of Pablo Picasso, 1970. MPB 110.872 © Successió Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid 2015 | Joan Vidal i Ventosa. Fernande Olivier, Pablo Picasso and Ramon Reventós at El Guayaba. 1906. Fons Joan Vidal Ventosa. Museu Picasso, Barcelona © Successió Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid 2015
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Posted by: Cristina Martín A: Collection, Historical Curiosity 8 de October de 2015
Tags:friend, friendship, illustrations, Jacint Reventós, Picasso, Quatre Gats, Ramón Reventós, Reventós, story, writer
Lucien Clergue was born in Arles, on August 14th 1934 within a family of small traders. He become a well-known French photographer and was the first artist of this discipline to become a member of the Academy of Fine Arts of the Institute of France.
«1973 Dokfilm Picasso by Lucien Clergue Condor Films» of Condor Films. Available under license CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons – https://goo.gl/P3gvZt
Read more » 6 de August de 2015
Àngel Fernández de Soto Llassat was born in Barcelona in 1882, his father being from Madrid and his mother from Tortosa who had settled in the city of Barcelona. Along with his brother Mateu, they would frequent the tavern the Quatre Gats, where they met up with Picasso.
Pablo Picasso. Picasso, Àngel Fernández de Soto and Sebastià Junyer i Vidal in a café. Barcelona, c. 1903. Pen and sepia ink on paper. 13.2 x 9 cm. Gift of Sebastià Junyer i Vidal, 1966. Museu Picasso, Barcelona. Photo: Estudi Gasull. MPB 70.808 | Picasso, Ángel Fernández de Soto and Carles Casagemas on the Picasso family terrace, in the street of la Mercè circa. 1900. Source: Eduard Vallès Archive, Barcelona
Read more » 22 de July de 2015
As with each summer, from the museum we put forward a series of proposals so that you are able to get to know the museum onsite and in person, to gain a greater insight in a virtual online way, to discover the Barcelona that Picasso lived in, and above all to get to know the artist a little better, his life as well as his work.
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Posted by: Cristina Martín A: 2.0 Museum, Activities, Collection, Education, Exhibitions, Historical Curiosity, Picasso and Barcelona, Publications, Visitors 11 de March de 2015
Tags:Activities, aquatint, Collection, echting, Education, El Greco, proposal Reventós, reading, Sabartés, Sebastián Junyent, summer, tickets online
The street of Montcada gathers together a singular representation of architecture of late medieval Barcelona. The so-called “large houses” that make it up are today a conjunction and superimposition of styles, that despite the transformations, haven’t lost their original spirit.
Detail of the lattice before and after the restoration
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