Pablo Picasso, ‘Service Visage Noir Assiette L (A. R. 47)’, 1948, A3 Arndt Art Agency
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Pablo Picasso

Service Visage Noir Assiette L (A. R. 47), 1948

Ceramic plate, white clay with coloured engobe painting and inscised decor, glazed
9 2/5 in diameter
23.8 cm diameter
This is part of a limited edition set.
On loan
Location
Berlin, London
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About the work
Exhibition history
Provenance
A3 Arndt Art Agency
Berlin, London

Courtesy: the artist and ARNDT Collection

Medium
Sculpture
Signature
The underside with embossed stamps ‘Madura Plein Feu’ and ‘Edition Picasso’ as well as a handwritten inscription ‘Edition Picasso VI’.
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, ‘Service Visage Noir Assiette L (A. R. 47)’, 1948, A3 Arndt Art Agency
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About the work
Exhibition history
Provenance
A3 Arndt Art Agency
Berlin, London

Courtesy: the artist and ARNDT Collection

Medium
Sculpture
Signature
The underside with embossed stamps ‘Madura Plein Feu’ and ‘Edition Picasso’ as well as a handwritten inscription ‘Edition Picasso VI’.
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

Service Visage Noir Assiette L (A. R. 47), 1948

Ceramic plate, white clay with coloured engobe painting and inscised decor, glazed
9 2/5 in diameter
23.8 cm diameter
This is part of a limited edition set.
On loan
Location
Berlin, London
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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