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Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973)
LOT ID: 83961
Painted Face, 1953

Ceramic, partially glazed white earthenware pitcher painted in colors
9.6 х 5.3 in. (24.38 x 13.46 cm.)
Stamped, with Madoura stamp and inscribed "Edition Picasso, Made in France" on underside.
Edition of 100
Foundry/Publisher Ed. Picasso, Madoura plein feu ed.
Lot description
The human face was a constant source of inspiration for Picasso, and many of his ceramics feature this subject. This turned pitcher of white earthenware clay has a smiling face painted in blue on a white background. The wide spout is adorned with black and red stripes and blue and white spots. It is decorated in engobes, which consists of a fine clay mixed with coloring oxides, under partial brushed glaze. It bears a Madoura stamp and inscription on the underside.
Painted Face by Pablo Picasso
  • Painted Face by Pablo Picasso
  • Painted Face by Pablo Picasso
  • Painted Face by Pablo Picasso
  • Painted Face by Pablo Picasso
  • Painted Face by Pablo Picasso
  • Painted Face by Pablo Picasso
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