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Plate (France), ca. 1952

This is a Plate. It was designed by Pablo Picasso. It is dated ca. 1952 and we acquired it in 2007. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

I have been drawn to the work of Picasso for as long as I can remember. Obviously everyone is familiar with his paintings, but then I discovered his ceramics which are equally stunning and a tad more affordable.

It is credited Bequest of Margaret McCormack Sokol.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

L: 43 x W: 34.5 x D: 3.8 cm (16 15/16 x 13 9/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Plate (France), ca. 1952; Designed by Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881 - 1973); glazed earthenware; L: 43 x W: 34.5 x D: 3.8 cm (16 15/16 x 13 9/16 x 1 1/2 in.); Bequest of Margaret McCormack Sokol; 2007-4-1

In addition to Bathing Beautiful, this object was previously on display as part of the exhibition Ellen DeGeneres Selects.

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