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The human face was a constant source of inspiration for Picasso, and many of his ceramics feature this subject. This square plaque shows a man with long hair and a feather-like, upward-curving mustache. Picasso created several other plaques with men's faces with different variations of coloring, hair, and facial hair. The plaque is made of red earthenware clay with a ground of engobe, which consists of a fine clay mixed with coloring oxides. The man's features are engraved and enhanced with oxides under a partially brushed glaze.

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Catalogue Raisonné: 596, A. Ramié
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Provenance:
  • Private Collection, CA
  • Pickup Location: California, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 20 x 20 x 1 in. (50.8 x 50.8 x 2.54 cm.)
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