Mat Owl. 1955.
Ceramics. White sherd, color engobe painting, engraved with a knife. Underside glazed.
Ramié 284. With embossing stamps "Madoura plein feu" and "Edition Picasso" as well as inscribed "Edition Picasso Madoura" on the reverse. From an edition of 450 copies. 39 x 32 cm (15.3 x 12.5 in).
• Picasso learnt how to make pottery from Suzanne and Georges Ramié in 1946/47.
• Shortly after his ceramics became very popular
• Animal depictions are frequent motifs of his ceramics, but also mythological scenes, faces or bullfight scenes.
PROVENANCE: Private collection France.
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