A Life of Picasso, Vol. 1: The Prodigy, 1881-1906

By: John Richardson

Published October 16th 2007 by Knopf (first published February 20th 1991)

Category: Arts

Pages: 560 pages

ISBN: 9780375711497

As he magnificently combines meticulous scholarship with irresistible narrative appeal, Richardson draws on his close friendship with Picasso, his own diaries, the collaboration of Picasso's widow Jacqueline, and unprecedented access to Picasso's studio and papers to arrive at a profound understanding of the artist and his work. 800 photos.