Pablo Picasso, Visage No. 111 (Face No. 111), 1963 A.R. 476
|Artist:||Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)|
|Title:||Visage No. 111 (Face No. 111), 1963|
|Medium:||Madoura round plate of white earthenware clay with decoration (red, blue, green, black) in engobe and oxides under glaze.|
|Image:||DIAMETER: 9 13/16 in (25 cm)|
|Edition:||From the edition of 500.|
|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.|
Utilizing simple, geometric forms and a vibrant color palette, Picasso adds a sense of liveliness and expression to this exquisite piece. The sentiment is one of wide-eyed wonderment and joy, for the abstract figure opens his eyes and subtly smiles out at the viewer. vibrant greens and blues contrast with soft reds and bold blacks while leaf-like strokes around the border add a final, decorative touch to this well-balanced, circular composition.
Created in 1963, this round plate of white earthenware clay with decoration (red, blue, green, black) in engobe and oxides under glaze is from the edition of 500.This work is stamped with the 'MADOURA PLEIN FEU' and 'EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO' pottery stamps on the reverse.
Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Pablo Picasso Visage No. 111 (Face No. 111), 1963 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. 476.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.