Pablo Picasso, Two Dancers, 1956 A.R. 380

Artist: Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title:Dancers, 1956
Reference:A.R. 380
Medium:Original turned plate of white earthenware clay with engraving accentuated with glaze and black patinated
Image:DIAMETER: 9.8 in (25 cm)
Edition:From the edition of 450.
Signature:Features the inscribed stamps: 'Madoura Plein Feu' and 'Edition Picasso' on verso.
Condition:This work is in great condition
ID #w-7227

Historical Description

Exhibiting his love of experimenting with various art media, this piece is rendered with strong contrast and lyrical figurative elements. Set on a dark black background, the brilliant white silhouettes of figures in this piece evoke a sense of motion and activity.

Created in 1956, this is a turned plate of white earthenware clay with engraving accentuated with glaze, and a black patinated ground. From an edition of 450, this work is stamped 'Empereinted Originale de Picasso, Madoura plein feu ed' on the reverse.

Private Collection, California

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Pablo Picasso Two Dancers, 1956 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and text (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that I will enclose with the 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. 380.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

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