Holiday Sale 2022

Pablo Picasso, Femmes Fleurs (Women Pitcher), 1948 A.R. 50

Artist: Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title:Femmes Fleurs (Women Pitcher), 1948
Reference:A.R. 50
Medium:White Earthenware Clay Turned Pitcher with Decoration in Engobes (Pink, Red, Black, Blue) and Oxides under Brushed Glaze with Patina
Image:DIMENSIONS: 13 3/16 in x 8 1/4 in (33.5 cm x 21 cm)
Edition:Numbered edition of 175 on the underside.
Signature:This work is stamped with the 'MADOURA PLEIN FEU' and 'EDITION PICASSO' pottery stamps on the underside.
Condition:This piece is in excellent condition.
ID #w-7886
$40,000 $33,000

Historical Description

Pablo Picasso Ceramic Femmes Fleurs (Women Pitcher), 1948 A.R. 50 is an elegant turned pitcher highlights the graceful form of the female nude. Combining elements of the female form with elements of a blossoming flower, Picasso creates his Flower Women. Addressing themes of birth and life, this pitcher's title, along with its exquisite imagery, brings to mind themes of spring and birth.

Created in 1948, this white earthenware clay turned pitcher is decorated in engobes (pink, red, black, blue) and oxides under brushed glaze with patina. This piece is from the edition of 175 and stamped with the 'MADOURA PLEIN FEU' and 'EDITION PICASSO' pottery stamps on the underside.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Pablo Picasso Ceramic Femmes Fleurs (Women Pitcher), 1948 A.R. 50  is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the final sale of the work):

1. Ramié, Alain. Picasso Catalogue of the edited ceramic works 1947-1971. Vallauris: Madoura, 1988. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 50.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

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