Lot 111
  • 111

Pablo Picasso

Estimate
35,000 - 45,000 GBP
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Description

  • Pablo Picasso
  • Trois hommes dans un paysage
  • stamped Madoura plein feu on the reverse
  • painted and glazed ceramic; plat long with crimped edge
  • 32.5 by 39.5cm., 12 3/4 by 15 1/2 in.

Exhibited

Hertogenbosch, Museum Het Kruithuis, Picasso Keramiek, 1985, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie, Le feu et la terre, 2004-05

Literature

Cahiers d’Art, Paris, 1948, illustrated p. 112

Condition

There is a tiny paint loss to a burst air bubble on one of the green elements at the upper edge and a crackled glaze inherent to the firing process. There are four shallow chips to the underside where the kiln furniture has come away. This work is in overall very good condition.
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