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    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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Wood Owl with Spots

1951
Enameled white earthenware vase painted in black and brown,
11 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (29.2 x 24.1 x 16.5 cm)
from the edition of 300, inscribed Madoura and Edition Picasso and with the Edition Picasso and Madoura Plein Feu pottery stamps on the interior of the base, in very good condition.

Estimate
$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $3,750

Modern and Contemporary Editions

23 Nov 2008, 2pm
New York