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.
Series 1 - 1958
Two richly coloured lithographs produced by Mourlot in 1958 after the original etching produced in 1952/53
A hand-signed lithograph in colours on velin d’arches paper from the portfolio Cahier D’ombres (Book of Shadows).
Produced by Maeght in 1971 in an edition of 200.
Signed in pencil lower right and numbered 187/200 lower left.
The sheet measuring: 23.5 x 30 cm.
Referenced in the catalogue of the artists work: Maeght 744
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.
Hand-signed lithograph 1971
A simply breathtaking, hand-signed lithograph in rich tones with vibrant colouring.
This remarkable work was produced on thick Arches wove paper with three deckled edges and has been signed in pencil by the artist and numbered 3/150.
It was, published by the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis for the exhibition 'Miró Sculptures' in 1971 and is referenced in the catalogue raisonne of the artists work: Mourlot 755.
It is a large work, measuring 86 x 72cm and is in superb condition with no discolouration or time staining. The picture alongside can not do the piece justice. It is one of the most impactful examples we have seen in terms of size, colour, tone and condition.
As usual with our rare pieces it is sold framed to museum standards.
Calligraphic Drawing for Album 13", 1948
A large and beautiful hand drawn sheet with drawings and the phrase “Cet album numerote a ete tire specialement pour l’auteur Joan Miro“
Worked by Miro in coloured pastel, brush, and ink on paper and signed in red and blue pastel. Produced on watermarked ‘Pur fil du Marais’ paper.
This unique work accompanied a special edition of the renowned Album 13 which was produced in 1948 by Maeght, Paris.
The sheet measures 56.5 x 45cm and is truly unique and delightful.
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.