Juan Gris, Still Life with Fruit Dish and Mandolin, 1919
Juan Gris, 1914, Roses
Juan Gris, 1918, The Guitar
Newspaper and Fruit Dish by Juan Gris, 1916. Gris has used subtle patterns and repetition of shape to create the illusion of texture in this still life.
I always pet a dog with my left hand because if he bit me I’d still have my right hand to paint with
The Painter’s Window by Juan Gris, 1925. Gris’ painting equipment obstructs the view of his open window, along with an abstract guitar, a deck of cards and a couple of pears. Is Gris comparing the view outside of an open window with the visual set up of a still life for a painter?
Guitar and Pipe by Juan Gris, 1913