Pablo Picasso, Corrida (Bullfight), 1955 A.R. 289
|Artist:||Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)|
|Title:||Corrida (Bullfight), 1955|
|Medium:||Madoura turned round cupel of white earthenware clay with decoration in engobes and paraffin (black, red) with white enamel|
|Image:||DIAMETER: 5 in (12.5 cm)|
|Edition:||From the edition of 500.|
|Signature:||Inscribed 'EDITION | MADOURA | PICASSO' on the bottom.|
|Condition:||This work is in excellent condition.|
Exhibiting his love of experimenting with various art media, Picasso renders this piece with strong contrast and lyrical figurative elements. Set against a white background, the stunning picador sits atop his horse and strikes the bull with his spear. The striking silhouettes of the picador, horse, and bull evoke a sense of motion, activity, and excitement.
Created in 1955, this original turned round cupel of white earthenware clay with decoration in engobes and paraffin (black, red) with white enamel is from the edition of 500. This work is annotated 'EDITION | MADOURA | PICASSO' on the bottom.
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: Galerie Madoura, 1988. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 289.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.
Pablo Picasso revolutionized the art world and to many is THE artist of the 20th century. He is famous for his role in pioneering Cubism with Georges Braque and for his melancholy Blue Period pieces. Original signed Picasso lithographs and prints are a sure investment. Madoura Picasso ceramics are highly collectible in their own right.