Femme au Chien 1962


Pablo Picasso


November 23 to December 14, 1962. Oil on canvas, 63.75 x 51.25 in (162 x 130 cm). This piece is signed by Picasso (upper left) and dated on the back.

About Femme au Chien

Femme au Chien (1962) is a portrait of Jacqueline Roque, Pablo Picasso’s second wife who remained married to him until his death in 1973. Jacqueline makes up the majority of images produced by Picasso of any woman throughout his life. In this portrait, Jacqueline is depicted with their dog Kaboul, an Afghan Greyhound, whom she adored. This is one of six oil paintings Picasso completed of Jaqueline with Kaboul.