Joan Miró (1893 – 1983) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. His paintings and sculptures are non-objectivite, colorful, biomorphic forms brilliantly evoked through rough shapes and marginally recognizable objects.
Hommage à Miró
l Circulo de piedra (The Circle of Stone)
A large and striking lithograph in colours, on wove paper. Published in 1971.
The full sheet measures 57 x 45cm.
It has been signed and numbered 'XXIV/XXV' in pencil (one of only 25 impressions in Roman numerals, the edition was 125), published by Grafica uno Giorgio Upiglio, Milan.
Series 1 - 1958
Two richly coloured lithographs produced by Mourlot in 1958 after the original etching produced in 1952/53
Journal d’un Graveur
A stunning hand-signed drypoint on Velin de Rives paper from the portfolio: Journal d’un Graveur
Published by Marsang Imprimeur, Paris in 1975 in an edition of 75.
Signed bottom right in pencil and numbered (16/75) lower left.
The sheet measures: 57 x 44.5 cm
Referenced in the catalogues of the artist work Dupin 783; Cramer 200 and also currently on display in the Fundacio Miro, Barcelona.
Exhibition at the Galerie Matarasso, Nice, 1957
A lithograph produced, on wove paper.
Hand signed and dated by the artist in pencil, numbered "H.C" (Hors Commerce) aside from the edition of 125.
Published by Galerie Matarasso, Nice in1957 and referenced in Mourlot M. 247
Image measures 629 x 479 mm.
See below for an example of the lithograph after the text wasa added.