Cruchon Hibou

Pablo Picasso

In 1946 Pablo Picasso adopted an injured owl, which he named Ubu. ‘We put him in the kitchen with the canaries, the pigeons and the turtle doves,’ wrote the artist’s lover, Françoise Gilot. ‘He smelled awful.’ The artist frequently depicted owls in his art.

Artist
Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Title
Cruchon Hibou
Medium
Partially glazed ceramic pitcher
Date
Conceived in 1955
Height
26 cm: 10 1/4 in.
Edition
From the edition of 500
Stamps / inscriptions
Stamped and marked 'Madoura Plein Feu/Edition Picasso/Edition Picasso Madoura' on the base
Publisher
Editions Picasso, Madoura Plein Feu Ed.
Literature
A. Ramié no.293 (another version illustrated p.152)
Reference
CC12-34
Status
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