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1957

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Le Gros Poisson Noir Plate

This is a plate. It was created by Pablo Picasso. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

  • Opera Glasses (France)
  • mother-of-pearl, aluminum, metal, optical glass.
  • Gift of Alan and Monah L. Gettner in loving memory of Minnie S. Hermann.
  • 1999-54-2
  • Plate (France)
  • glazed earthenware.
  • Bequest of Margaret McCormack Sokol.
  • 2007-4-1

Its dimensions are

43.5 cm diam. (17 1/8 inches)

Cite this object as

Le Gros Poisson Noir Plate; Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881 - 1973); France; earthenware; 43.5 cm diam. (17 1/8 inches); 1960-112-1

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