1881 - 1973年
dated 5 11 on the reverse
painted, incised and partially glazed ceramic plaque
33 by 53cm., 13 by 20 3/4 in.
Executed on 5th November 1948. This work is unique.
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Galerie Simon, Paris
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Galerie Chalette, New York
Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1973; sale: Christie's, New York, 14th November 1996, lot 343)
Improvvisazione Prima Galleria D’Arte, Rovereto
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Cagliari, Centro Comunale d'Arte e Cultura Exma' & Cagliari, Centro Comunale d'Arte e Cultura Castello San Michele, Omaggio a Picasso, 2007, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
Georges Ramié, Picasso's Ceramics, Paris, 1974, no. 37, illustrated p. 26 (titled Plaque. Le Compotier)