Mother and Child, 1901, Pablo Picasso. “Only one person has the right to criticize me. That is Picasso.” — Henri Matisse
Standing Female Nude, 1910 Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973) Charcoal on paper Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949 In March 1911, Alfred Stieglitz's small gallery in New York, 291, opened a large exhibition of forty-nine drawings and watercolors by Pablo Picasso, the artist's first showing anywhere in America. Among the highlights in the show, which surveyed the development of his art up to Analytic Cubism (1906–11), was this highly abstract charcoal drawing of a standing female nude.