PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE MARYLAND COLLECTION
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Visage au nez noir (A. R. 609)
dated '9.1.69.' (on the body); stamped, marked and numbered ' Madoura Plein Feu/Edition Picasso/Edition Picasso/165/200/Madoura' (underneath)
partially glazed and engraved ceramic vessel
Height: 13 ¼ in. (34 cm.)
Conceived on 9 January 1969 and executed in a numbered edition of 200
Click on the lot number to be taken to details of the lots displayed in this group image Lot 46 Visage aux yeux rieurs (A. R. 608)
Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
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“Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions” –Pablo Picasso
One of the most varied surfaces from throughout Picasso’s ceramic oeuvre,see Lot 46 this work employs outstanding, colourful decoration and mark-making to the surface, articulating a bearded figure with large, bright eyes and a long, strident nose. This example was conceived at the peak of Picasso’s understanding of the medium after much experimentation and is in the finest condition, and having been very well-kept in a private Maryland collection.
One of the most varied surfaces from throughout Picasso’s ceramic oeuvre (see also lot 45), this work employs
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