Esther Williams

Esther Williams, swimming champion and star of Hollywood ‘aqua musicals’.

She had three children, Kimball, Susan and Benjamin.

Picasso has given Williams extra pubic and underarm hair (bet MGM would’ve loved that) and drawn an amorous Jaume Sabartés beside her. Esther doesn’t seem to care, though.

Taken from an NPG leaflet: ‘Picasso Portraits’, October 2016 – February 2017. I can’t find a mention of the photographer, I guess Picasso didn’t worry about that sort of thing the way I do.

You can see the full patchwork, here

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