Madoura Ceramic Vase - Visage, Ramié 288

$24,000

This Picasso ceramic vase "Visage" is executed in an edition of 500, made of white earthenware clay, decorated with engobes with glaze and beautiful hues of red, brown and black. The piece is stamped on the underside 'Edition Picasso / Madoura Plein Feu / Edition Picasso'. This particular Picasso ceramic displays the female face surrounded by unique designs of rippled brushstrokes down the back of the vase. Characterized by beautiful decorations, a delicate textural surface, and well balanced tradition shape, this is a marvelous ceramic pitcher in great condition. Please contact us with any questions
Creator
Pablo Picasso

About

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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