Dora Maar au Chat was painted in It is one of Picasso’s most valued depictions of his lover and artistic companion. The painting is also remarkable for its brilliance of colour and the complex and dense patterning of the model’s dress.
Act I scene i Philo: His captain's heart/which in the scuffles of great fights hath burst/The buckles on his breast, reneges all temper,/ And is become the bellows and the fan/To cool a Gipsy's lust. [Klimt at Kunsthistorisches Museum]
Obviously not an African Mask, but couldKlee have paubted this without some knowledge of African art? ( Here,Paul Klee painted this future man to his successor of Bauhaus director, Mies van der Rohe. Displayed at Tate Modern exhibition until March