Le hibou (rouge et blanc)
Artwork: Le hibou (rouge et blanc)
Size: Height: 33.6; Length: 34.3 cm
Medium: Earthenware painted by the artist
Creation year: 1953
Marks: Signed and dated 'Picasso 22.2.53.' (on the front of the base); signed and dated again 'Picasso 22.2.53.' (on the underside)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris; Curt Valentin Gallery, New York; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York (acquired from the previous, 24 December 1953); Mary R. Morgan, New York (by descent from the previous); Mary Rockefeller Morgan Charitable Trust (gift from the previous)
Exhibition history: New York, The Museum of Modern Art and The Art Institute of Chicago, Picasso: 75th Anniversary Exhibition, May-December 1957, p. 100 (illustrated); New York, Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration, Ceramics by Picasso, March-May 1958, no. 52; New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Twentieth-Century Art from the Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Collection, May-September 1969, p. 33 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-11-16
Lot Number: 1B