Celestina ??, by Schonberg (1960, c.)

Celestina ??, by Schonberg (1960, c.)
Celestina ??, by Schonberg (1960, c.)

Title

Celestina ??, by Schonberg (1960, c.)

Creator

Schonberg, Burt

Date

1960, c.

Description

Portrait of an alleged ancestor of Roderick Usher in Vincent Price's movie adaptation of Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher (1960). The painting seems to be inspired by Picasso's famous Celestina of 1903. Schonberg meet Picasso in Paris and seem to have had some extended contact with him. The scene of the movie can be seen online at 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqgLS6TMPnk

Source

The white and black photo circulated as propaganda or photochrome.

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This image is related with the image Celestina, by Picasso (1904)

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