Worksheets Pablo Picasso Pink Period

Weeping Woman', Pablo Picasso, 1937
‘Weeping Woman’, Pablo Picasso, 1937 . Artwork page for ‘Weeping Woman’, Pablo Picasso, 1937 on display at Tate Modern. On 26 April 1937, the air force of Nazi Germany bombed the Basque town of Guernica. The attack was carried out in support of General Franco’s Nationalist forces. It was one of the worst atrocities ofthe Spanish Civil War. Picasso responded to the massacre by painting the large anti-war mural Guernica. He also made a number of additional paintings of a figure from the mural, a woman holding her dead child. Weeping Woman is the last of this series. The figure is based on artist and photographer … www.tate.org.uk

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