The noted old blog post from :: Share World Blog of Ekendra ::: Impressions
A wealthy man commissioned Pablo Picasso to paint a portrait of his wife. Startled by the nonrepresentational image on the final canvas, the woman’s husband complained, “It isn’t how she really looks.”
When asked by the painter how she really looked, the man produced a photograph from his wallet.
Returning the photography Pablo observed, “Small, isn’t she?”