"Its eyes are like the eyes of every slum owner who made a buck off the small and weak.
And of every building inspector who took a wad from a slum owner to make it all possible....
You’d think he’d been riding the L all his life." Although Picasso never explained what the sculpture was intended to represent, it may have been inspired by a French woman, Sylvette David, now known as Lydia Corbett, who posed for Picasso in 1954.
Then 19 years old and living in Vallauris, France, Corbett would accompany her artist boyfriend as he delivered chairs made of metal, wood and rope.
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