Pablo Picasso, Family of Saltimbanques, 1905, oil on canvas, 212.8 x 229.6 cm, National Gallery of Art, Washington D. C. Source
Saltimbanques, or circus performers, became a major theme in Picasso’s art between the years of 1904 and 1906, according to the National Gallery of Art. This particular composition was reworked again and again until the artist was happy with it.

Pablo Picasso, Family of Saltimbanques, 1905, oil on canvas, 212.8 x 229.6 cm, National Gallery of Art, Washington D. C. Source

Saltimbanques, or circus performers, became a major theme in Picasso’s art between the years of 1904 and 1906, according to the National Gallery of Art. This particular composition was reworked again and again until the artist was happy with it.