Pablo Picasso, Visage aux cheveux bouclés (Curly Haired Face), 1968-1969
|Artist:||Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)|
|Title:||Visage aux cheveux bouclés (Curly Haired Face), 1968-1969|
|Medium:||Madoura square plaque of red earthenware clay, engobe ground, engraving enhanced with oxides under partial brushed glaze, black patina (white, blue, green)|
|Image:||DIMENSIONS: 12 3/16 in x 12 3/16 in (31 cm x 31 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 verso.|
|Condition:||This work is in excellent condition.|
This exquisite ceramic impression captures the face of a man. With textured curls cascading down the side of his face and a thin defined nose with wide gazing eyes, he appears to be taking in his surroundings. In brilliant colors of green, blue, and white that play off the natural red tone of the clay, textures and light come into play that allow for the face to come to life.
Created in 1968-1969, this square plaque of red earthenware clay, engobe ground, engraving enhanced with oxides under partial brushed glaze, black patina (white, blue, green) is from the edition of 100. This work features the inscribed stamps: 'MADOURA PLEIN FEU' and 'EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO' on verso.
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. Vallauris: Madoura,1988. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 573.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.