21 June 2011
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Scène de tauromachie
stamped 'Madoura Plein Feu' (underneath)
fully glazed ceramic plate
Length: 14¾ in. (37.6 cm.)
Executed in 1947; this work is unique
Succession Picasso (no. 57183).
Jacqueline Picasso, Mougins.
Catherine Hutin, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the late Ernst Beyeler, Basel.
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Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Picasso Céramiques, March - May 1990, no. 23 (illustrated).
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Pablo Picasso, Kermik und Grafik, October 2008 - January 2009, no. 7 (illustrated).
Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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