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19%OFFDavid Douglas Duncan - Lump - 9780500512951 - V9780500512951
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Description for Lump Paperback. David Douglas Duncan introduced Lump, a stray dachshund, to Pablo Picasso in 1957. It was love at first sight, and Lump became the artist's inseparable companion and sometime muse. This collection of photographs, celebrating Picasso and Lump's relationship, is a record of mini-chapter in the history of 20th-century art. Num Pages: 100 pages, 108 illustrations, 19 in colour. BIC Classification: AGB; BT; WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 180 x 16. Weight in Grams: 534.
One spring morning in 1957, veteran photojournalist David Douglas Duncan paid a visit to his friend and frequent photographic subject Pablo Picasso, at the artist's home near Cannes. As a co-pilot alongside Duncan in his Mercedes Gullwing 300 SL was the photographer's pet dachsund, Lump. Photographer and dog were close companions, but Duncan's nomadic lifestyle and his other dog - a giant jealous Afghan hound who had tormented Lump - made their life in Rome difficult. When they arrived at Picasso's Villa La Californie that historic day, Lump decided that he had found paradise on earth, and that he would ... Read more

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About David Douglas Duncan
David Douglas Duncan (1916–2018) was a renowned photographer and photojournalist. A close friend of Picasso, he published numerous collections featuring the artist, including Goodbye Picasso, The Private World of Pablo Picasso, Picasso’s Picassos, Viva Picasso and Picasso and Jacqueline.

Reviews for Lump
'Utterly original' - Tatler 'Delightful' - The Art Newspaper 'A fascinating private study of Picasso at home' - State of Art 'The book capture[s] the joyful, informal atmosphere of the Picasso villa and the painter's adoration of the little dachshund' - Independent 'Goes beyond mere entertainment, and offers an insight into a rarely seen world' - Black & White Photography ... Read more

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