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Pablo Picasso

Visage, 1963

Painted and glazed ceramic
10 1/2 in diameter
26.7 cm diameter
This is a unique work.
€90,000
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HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
Paris
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Claude Ruiz-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Claude Ruiz-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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Hand-signed by artist, Dated and stamped on the back: 5.8.63 Madoura Plein Feu ; Empreinte originale de Picasso
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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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HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
Paris
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Claude Ruiz-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Claude Ruiz-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Dated and stamped on the back: 5.8.63 Madoura Plein Feu ; Empreinte originale de Picasso
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Manufacturer
Madoura
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

Visage, 1963

Painted and glazed ceramic
10 1/2 in diameter
26.7 cm diameter
This is a unique work.
€90,000
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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