Category: Picasso

A sought after litho ‘Atelier de Cannes’ from Picasso

By lennart,

This big lithograph was made for Gallery 65 in Cannes in 1958. The many different colours makes it a vivid and great work of art. Signed in the plate to upper left ‘7.4.56 pour Gilberte and George Picasso 65.12.58′. This work is from the edition  for Ces Peintres Nos Amis Vol. II published by Mourlot, Paris in 1960.

lithograph on paper, printed paper
17½ h × 12¾ w inch
44 × 32 cm

A great ‘Sujet Poisson’ designed by Picasso

By lennart,

This ‘Sujet Poisson’ red earthenware fish sculpture was designed by Picasso in 1952. This edition Madoura work is in pristine condition. Handpainted and highlighted in black. Signed with the Picasso Madoura stamps. Closed edition of 500 ex.

Dimensions: 13,5 x 22 cm

See: Ramie “Picasso’s Ceramics” London 1975 number 139

A ‘woman’ carafe by Madoura designed by Picasso in 1955

By lennart,

This beautiful pitcher was produced by Madoura Vallauris and designed by Picasso. Its a refined work of art and a great example of the Picasso genius. Edition of 200.

Heigth: 30.5 cm

Stamped with the Madoura stamps and signed Picasso Madoura.

See: Ramie, page 155, number 301

A Picasso Madoura ‘Picador’ round plate circa 1952 AR160

By lennart,

This nice round Picasso Madoura plate was designed by Picasso in 1952 for the Ramie family in Vallauris France. The plate has been painted with the use of parafine, thus showing the picture where the glaze was not gripping the ceramics. This lovely plate was made in an edition of 500 examples. Signed with stamps and ‘Edition Picasso’ on the back. Perfect condition.

Diameter: 19 cm.

See: Ramie, page 89, number 160

A rare lithographic poster ‘Vallauris’ by Picasso

By lennart,

This lithograpic bookprinted poster by Picasso was printed by Arnera in 1972. It seems a re-do of the poster in an edition of 500 of 1963 mentioned in Czwiklitzer on page 223, there is also a variation 223A for 1968 in an edition of 220. This one however, a bookblockprinted version of 1972, is not documented.

Dimensions: 38 x 52 cm.

annotated in pencil on the back

See: Czwiklitzer, page 223 and page 561

A very sought after plate ‘Picador’ by Picasso AR 160 (exception)

By lennart,

This round/square plate is in a very good and original condition. The picador was a favourite theme for Picasso in the early fifties. This piece is produced in only few copies making it a rare find on the market today. It holds the Madoura print marks on the back.

Diameter: 20 cm.

See Ramie, page 160, number 89 (exception)

A very rare big lino by Picasso 1957

By lennart,

This original linogravure was especially made by Picasso for the Vallauris exposition of his ceramics in 1957. For some years it was a tradition that Picasso made a design for the lino posters for the annual ceramics festival in Vallauris. These posters hung in the village in public. This lino was printed by Arnera in an edition of 175 copies plus some hors commerce

Size is 63 cm X 53 cm. with the ‘Hors commerce’ stamps

See: Czwiklitzer page 24 and 534 and Bloch number 1277

A small rounded cup ‘Picador’ by Picasso

By lennart,

This very cute little piece shows one of Picasso’s favourite themes; the bullfight. The bowl has been decorated with a black picador entering the bull and red eartherware slib has been attached around. The black handpainted border makes the scene more dramatic. 500 copies were produced, this one is in pristine condition and signed with stamp and handwritten ‘Edition Picasso.’ Designed in 1955.

Diameter 12,5 cm.

See Ramie, page 150 number 289

A classic Lithograph ‘Faune et Marin’ by Picasso

By lennart,

This very nice and small lithograph was made for the artdealer Gilberte Duclaud as cover for the catalogue of Picasso works in the exhibition of Galerie 65. It was published in 1956 and it is believed that the total edition was no more than 1500 examples. Not many survived in good condition since covers are vulnerable. This piece is well preserved.

Dimensions: 11,5 x 16 cm.

See Bloch, Volume I, page 180, number 800 and Mourlot page 47, number 284

A tempting color offset lithograph of ‘Atelier’ by Picasso

By lennart,

This nice offset lithograph is quite rare. It comes from an edition of only 150 examples before the lettering. This offset lithograph was made as poster for Galerie de Cannes in an edition of 300 in 1960. The quality is amazing, with fresh colouring and litho quality on Rives paper. We see the well known atelier by Picasso in Cannes. This piece comes with a frame and matted glass.

Dimensions: 56 x 44,5 cm.

See: Czwiklitzer page 186 and 556

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