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Pablo Picasso, Goat's Head in Profile, 1950 A.R. 109

Artist: Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title:Goat's Head in Profile, 1950
Reference:A.R. 109
Medium:Madoura round/square plate of white earthenware clay with decoration in oxidized paraffin (brown, green) and glaze bath
Image:DIAMETER: 10 in (25.5 cm)
Edition:From the edition of 60.
Signature:This work is stamped with the 'MADOURA PLEIN FEU' and 'EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO' pottery stamps on the verso.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-7251
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Historical Description

Utilizing clean-cut lines and strong color contrasts, Picasso depicts the profile of a goat. Picasso utilizes crisp, brown lines to delineate the profile of the goat's head and to add a sense of texture to the piece, conveying the feel of the goat's fur and horns. These brown lines contrast sharply against the white background, causing the image of the goat to stand out to the viewer. The goat appears as a delicate figure with a thin neck and elongated face, contently chomping on blades of grass.

Created in 1950, this round/square plate of white earthenware clay with decoration in oxidized paraffin (brown, green) and glaze bath is from the edition of 60. This work is stamped with the 'MADOURA PLEIN FEU' and 'EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO' pottery stamps on the verso.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Pablo Picasso Goat's Head in Profile, 1950 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices accompanying the final sale of the work):

1. Ramié, Alain. Picasso Catalogue of the edited ceramic works 1947-1971. Madoura: Galerie Madoura, 1988. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 109.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

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