Bull Fight Artist: Pablo Picasso (Spanish, active France, 1881–1973)


White earthenware clay, oxidized paraffin decoration, and white enamel bath


h.: 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm)
diam.: 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm)

Credit Line

Katharine Ordway Collection

Accession Number



20th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • Susan Greenberg Fisher et al., Picasso and the Allure of Language, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2009), 240
  • Alain Ramié, Picasso: Catalogue of the Edited Ceramic Works, 1947–1971 (Vallauris, France: Galerie Madoura, 1988), no. 182
  • Lesley K. Baier, The Katharine Ordway Collection, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1983), 111, no. 72
  • Georges Ramié, Picasso's Ceramics (London: Secker & Warburg, 1975), no. 297
  • Georges Bloch, Catalogue of the Printed Ceramics, 1949–71 (Berne, Switzerland: Éditions Kornfeld & Klipstein, 1972), no. 41
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Stamped into ceramic on verso: "MADOURA PLEIN FEU" and "EMPREINTE ORIGINALE DE PICASSO"

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