turned pitcher titled Woman
white earthenware clay,
decoration in engobes, and glaze inside.
unique but similar to others Picasso created in 1955 as illustrated in
the Madoura catalog as item number 301.
unusual style of the ceramic form and the
playful figurative elements and appealing face.
When Picasso would create a pitcher he would abandon the
forms and decorations to create one unique to Pablo Picasso, as this
February 11, 1955 Picasso's wife Olga died of cancer or
tuberculosis. Although she had been separated from Picasso for
more than a quarter of a century, they never divorced so Picasso would
not have to lose so much financially.
Picasso goes to Vallauris and does not return to Paris until late 1966.
In June Picasso buys a Belle Epoque villa, Le Californie in Cannes
overlooking Cap d'Antibes, surrounded by large gardens and eucalyptus
trees and later to be studded with sculptures. All four of his
children visit him there.