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Sylvette

When thinking of Picasso’s work people look towards museums and exhibitions, yet a large-scale Picasso masterpiece can be found standing tall on the streets of Rotterdam: his muse, Sylvette.

Picasso met the 20-year old Sylvette in 1954 at age 73. The young woman inspired him and quickly became his artistic muse, eventually becoming the inspiration and centerpiece for over 40 drawings, paintings and sculptures. 

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