Pablo Picasso

Spanish (1881-1973)

Cruchon hibou (A.R. 293)

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white earthenware ceramic pitcher, partially engraved, with colored engobe and glaze
height: 10 inches
stamped 'Madoura Plein Feu/Edition Picasso' underneath
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conceived in 1955 and executed in an edition of 500
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from the Collection of Joyce Kootz widow of renowned gallerist Sam Kootz
very good condition, light surface soil to the unglazed ceramic
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Joyce Kootz

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Dr. Joyce Lowinson M.D. is a pioneer in the treatment of opioid addiction and the founding director of Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Division of Substance Abuse. Also known as Joyce Kootz, her husband, the late Samuel M. Kootz, was a New York City art dealer and author whose gallery was one of the first to champion Abstract Expressionist Art. During Samuel M. Kootz's career, he bought paintings directly from Picasso and exhibited work by Georges Braque, Fernand Léger, James Brooks, Giorgio Cavallon, Arshile Gorky, David Hare, Hans Hofmann, Ibram Lassaw, Herbert Ferber, Raymond Parker, William Ronald, Tony Rosenthal, Conrad Marca-Relli, Georges Mathieu, Emil Schumacher, Pierre Soulages, Kumi Sugaï, Zao Wou Ki, and others.