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  • Provenance

    Jane Kahan Gallery, New York

  • Literature

    Alain Ramié 114; Georges Ramié 690; Georges Bloch céramique 19

  • Artist Biography

    Pablo Picasso

    Spanish • 1881 - 1973

    One of the most dominant and influential artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso was a master of endless reinvention. While significantly contributing to the movements of Surrealism, Neoclassicism and Expressionism, he is best known for pioneering the groundbreaking movement of Cubism alongside fellow artist Georges Braque in the 1910s. In his practice, he drew on African and Iberian visual culture as well as the developments in the fast-changing world around him.

    Throughout his long and prolific career, the Spanish-born artist consistently pushed the boundaries of art to new extremes. Picasso's oeuvre is famously characterized by a radical diversity of styles, ranging from his early forays in Cubism to his Classical Period and his later more gestural expressionist work, and a diverse array of media including printmaking, drawing, ceramics and sculpture as well as theater sets and costumes designs. 

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12

Grand vase aux danseurs

1950
Red earthenware bellied vase with large neck, incised and painted in white engobe,
27 1/2 x 12 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. (69.9 x 32.4 x 32.4 cm)
numbered `21' on the inside top and with the Empreinte Originale de Picasso and Madoura Plein Feu pottery stamps, one of 25 numbered copies, incised with date '24 Juin 50' at side bottom, generally in very good condition.

Estimate
$200,000 - 400,000 

Sold for $236,500

Evening Editions

21 April 2011
New York