Young wood-owl. 1952.
Ceramics. Clay, white sherd, oxide painting on white enamel ground with scratch decor.
One of 500 copies. 25 x 9.5 cm (9.8 x 3.7 in).
Stand inscribed "Madoura Edition Picasso" and with the stamps "Madoura plein feu" and "Edition Picasso". [KT].
• Pablo Picasso is considered one of the most important artists of the 20th century, not least because of his multifaceted oeuvre.
• Beautifully designed vase from Madoura's workshop in Vallauris in the south of France.
• The ceramic works make for a significant part of his oeuvre in terms of scope, variety and expressiveness.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Hesse.
LITERATURE: Alain Ramié, Picasso. Catalogue of the edited ceramic works 1947 -1971, Vallauris 1988, no. 135 (fig.).
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