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Classical Prints of the 1920's and 1930's
A wide range of Picasso's prints and drawings of the 1920's and 1930's depict hands which are identical in style to the crucified figure's right hand (seen on the left) in the drawing.

Picasso has laid special emphasis on the hands of the crucified figure, in fact in "The Unknown Masterpiece," the crucified figure has three hands, each of which are drawn in a different style.

Hands in the 1934 Drawing

This special emphasis of Picasso's crucifixion hands is a characteristic that was noted by Lydia Gasman, in her Phd, "Mystery, Magic and Love in Picasso, 1925-1938: Picasso and the Surrealist Poets," Columbia University, 1981.

GIF image (22 K) Hands
JPG image (9 K) Hands in the 1934 drawing
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