Modern artists appreciate the Picasso’s paintings and benchmark with them in their career. Other related works some of which Picasso has influenced include The Liver is the Cock’s Comb by Arshile Gorky and Set for Parade by David Hockney. Man with Lamb Man Eating Watermelon and Flutist is a three-in-one painting combining three images. At the front right end, a man is holding a lamb onto his bosom. The man is standing and facing towards the flutist. The lamb seems to resist the hold and its bleating and trying to leave. However, the man has a firm grip of the sheep. The lamb is healthy, and the person needs the effort to restrain it. In the middle the flutist dominates. The man sits on a raised surface with the left leg over the right one. The flutist holds firmly to his flute with the two hands playing it with the mouth.
The upper part of his body is exposed because of the stomach, chest and breasts as they are in clear view of the audience. The size of the image reduces upwards with the head appearing smallest and part of it truncated in the drawing. On the far left, is a man eating a watermelon. This is the smallest image of the man seated down at the corner next to the wall. The melon eater is a strong young man with shaggy hair. His concentration is on the fresh fruit he is gobbling in pause fewer mouthfuls. The three portraits blend well in the painting within the white background. The lines that shape the pictures are in black and brown and bring out clear pictures.
The entire drawing exhibits diversity in occupation and complexity for linking three different themes expressed by the three men. The painting is unique deviating from the obvious one-feature portraits. This picture defines the integral components of culture and the contribution of various individuals. Man with Lamb Man Eating Watermelon and Flutist is a beautiful picture that is appealing to an observer.