21 June 2012
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Joie de vivre
stamped with the signature and numbered 'Picasso 20/20' (on the reverse); stamped with the French assay mark for silver, with the silversmith's mark of François and Pierre Hugo and numbered '1441 3619' (along the back edge)
silver repoussé plate
Diameter: 17 in. (43cm.)
Conceived in 1956 and executed in silver in an edition of 20 plus two exemplaires d'artiste and two exemplaires d'auteur
Inès Zerollo, Toulon.
Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 2008.
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A. Ramié, Picasso, catalogue de l'oeuvre céramique édité 1947-1971, Madoura, 1988, no. 346 (ceramic version illustrated p. 177)
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