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Pablo Picasso
Tete de femme couronnee de fleurs (Head of a Woman Crowned with Flowers)


In the summer or 1946 Picasso was on holiday in the South of France near the town of Vallauris, which was famous for its potteries. He visited its annual potters exhibition and there met the owners of the Madoura foundry, Suzanne and Georges Ramié. He was later invited to view their studio and straight away began working and painting with clay, completing three works. He did not return until the next summer when he was presented with the fired...



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  Lot 6 of 73  

IMPRESSIONIST AND MODERN ART AUCTION
15-16 FEBRUARY 2012

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Pablo Picasso
Tete de femme couronnee de fleurs (Head of a Woman Crowned with Flowers)
Dated '20.3.54' (lower right); marked and numbered 'Edition Picasso 29/100 Madoura' (underneath)
1954
Partially glazed ceramic pitcher
Height: 9 in (22.9 cm)

Twenty ninth from a limited edition of one hundred

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, France

PUBLISHED:
Alain Ramié, Picasso, Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works, 1947-1971, Madoura, 1988, no. 237, another version illustrated p. 126

Category: Ceramics
Style: Figurative


 









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