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Pablo Picasso, Round-Eyed Face, 1960

Artist: Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title:Madoura Ceramic, Visage (Face), 1960
Medium:Madoura round/square plate of white earthenware clay
Image:DIAMETER: 7 11/16 in (19.5 cm)
Edition:From the edition of 100.
Signature:This work is stamped with the 'MADOURA PLEIN FEU' and 'EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO' pottery stamps on the reverse.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-6795
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Historical Description

Utilizing the simplistic design motifs frequently found in his ceramics, Picasso creates an exquisite plate that plays with our notion of what is functional and what is art. Monochromatic and simplistic in design, this remarkable work says more with less. Minimal lines define the eyebrows, eyes, nose, and mouth of this playful face, as Picasso once again exemplifies his talent at conveying human expression.

Created in 1960, this original round/square plate of white earthenware clay is from the edition of 100. This work is stamped with the 'MADOURA PLEIN FEU' and 'EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO' pottery stamps on the reverse.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

This work 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: 1988. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 562 on pg. 237.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

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