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Pablo Picasso

Mains au poisson, 1953

Plate Ceramic painted in green, blue, ivory, black and brown. Decorated with engobes and deep engraving, glace partly brushed.
11 4/5 in diameter
30 cm diameter
Edition 148/250
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About the work
KA
Koller Auctions

148/250.

Diameter 30 cm.

Catalogue raisonné:
Ramié, no. 214.
Bloch, no. 43.

Property subject to VAT. …

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148/250.

Diameter 30 cm.

Catalogue raisonné:
Ramié, no. 214.
Bloch, no. 43.

Property subject to VAT. For further information regarding lot specific stipulations on the "Applicability of VAT", refer to Section 2.4 of Koller’s Conditions of sale.

Signature
With the incised stamps on the underside: MADOURA PLEIN FEU und EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO I.117.
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
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A prolific and tireless innovator of art forms, Pablo Picasso impacted the course of 20th-century art with unparalleled magnitude. Inspired by African and Iberian art and developments in the world around him, Picasso contributed significantly to a number of artistic movements, notably Cubism, Surrealism, Neoclassicism, and Expressionism. Along with Georges Braque, Picasso is best known for pioneering Cubism in an attempt to reconcile three-dimensional space with the two-dimensional picture plane, once asking, “Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it?” Responding to the Spanish Civil War, he painted his most famous work, Guernica (1937), whose violent images of anguished figures rendered in grisaille made it a definitive work of anti-war art. “Painting is not made to decorate apartments,” he said. “It’s an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy.” Picasso’s sizable oeuvre includes over 20,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, theater sets, and costume designs.

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About the work
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Koller Auctions

148/250.

Diameter 30 cm.

Catalogue raisonné:
Ramié, no. 214.
Bloch, no. 43.

Property subject to VAT. …

Read more

148/250.

Diameter 30 cm.

Catalogue raisonné:
Ramié, no. 214.
Bloch, no. 43.

Property subject to VAT. For further information regarding lot specific stipulations on the "Applicability of VAT", refer to Section 2.4 of Koller’s Conditions of sale.

Signature
With the incised stamps on the underside: MADOURA PLEIN FEU und EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO I.117.
Pablo Picasso
Spanish, 1881–1973
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A prolific and tireless innovator of art forms, Pablo Picasso impacted the course of 20th-century art with unparalleled magnitude. Inspired by African and Iberian art and developments in the world around him, Picasso contributed significantly to a number of artistic movements, notably Cubism, Surrealism, Neoclassicism, and Expressionism. Along with Georges Braque, Picasso is best known for pioneering Cubism in an attempt to reconcile three-dimensional space with the two-dimensional picture plane, once asking, “Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it?” Responding to the Spanish Civil War, he painted his most famous work, Guernica (1937), whose violent images of anguished figures rendered in grisaille made it a definitive work of anti-war art. “Painting is not made to decorate apartments,” he said. “It’s an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy.” Picasso’s sizable oeuvre includes over 20,000 paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, theater sets, and costume designs.

Pablo Picasso

Mains au poisson, 1953

Plate Ceramic painted in green, blue, ivory, black and brown. Decorated with engobes and deep engraving, glace partly brushed.
11 4/5 in diameter
30 cm diameter
Edition 148/250
Bidding closed
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