Pablo Picasso, Face, 1968-1969
|Artist:||Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)|
|Title:||Madoura Plaque, Face, 1968-1969|
|Medium:||Madoura square plaque of red earthenware clay with engobe ground and engraving enhanced with oxides (white, blue, yellow, green, black)|
|Image:||DIMENSIONS: 6 3/4 in x 6 3/4 in (17 cm x 17 cm)|
|Framed:||12 1/4 in x 12 1/4 in (31.1 cm x 31.1 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.|
Pablo Picasso Face, 1968-69 is a whimsical portrait in vivid colors. Appealing to our response to color, texture, depth, and space, this work captivates the eye and beckons you to glance at the details. There is a wonderful interplay between line and circle, as these lines and circular forms converge to create a charming face with round blue eyes and an X-shaped mask across the center. Areas of the piece have a glossy clear glaze that hi-lights the bright colors and deep, rich earth tones.
Created in 1968-1969, this madoura square plaque of red earthenware clay, engobe ground, engraving enhanced with oxides (white, blue, yellow, green, black) under partial brushed glaze is from the numbered edition of 100 in black ink on verso. This work is stamped with the 'MADOURA PLEIN FEU' and 'EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO' pottery stamps on the reverse.
Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Pablo Picasso Face, 1968-69 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).
About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Pablo Picasso Face, 1968-69 is presented in a complementary moulding and optical grade Plexiglas.