Pablo Picasso, Face in Thick Relief, 1956 A.R. 505
|Artist:||Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)|
|Title:||Face in Thick Relief, 1956|
|Medium:||Madoura round dish of white earthenware clay|
|Image:||DIAMETER: 16 1/2 in (42 cm)|
|Edition:||Numbered from the edition of 100 on the reverse.|
|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 the simplistic design motifs frequently found in his ceramics, Picasso creates an exquisite plate that plays with our notion of what is functional and what is art. Monochromatic and simplistic in design, this remarkable work says more with less. Minimal lines define the twisted expression upon this intriguing face, as Picasso once again exemplifies his talent for evoking expression in stylized forms.
Created in 1956, this original Madoura round dish of white earthenware clay is from the edition of 100. 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 in Thick Relief, 1956 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. 505 on pg. 254.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.