Woman with a Crow, 1904 by Pablo PicassoWoman with a Crow was produced towards the end of Picasso's 'blue period'. The subject exudes mystery. A young woman kisses and gently caresses a crow - possibly a literary reference to the mysteries of Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49) - in a gesture of such tenderness that we sense a mood of loss or reverie.
.Knabstrupper, classical type. By 1900, the breed’s numbers and quality had declined significantly. But supporters of the Knabstrupper horses continued to fight for the survival of the breed, and in 1947 the stud farm “Egemosegaard” attempted to reestablish the breed. In 1971, breeder Frede Nielsen brought three Appaloosa stallions to Denmark to infuse new blood into the breed. This was a logical step, as the American Appaloosa developed directly from the Spanish spotted horses .