Lot 173
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[Miró, Joan] - Carles Sindreu

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
22,500 USD
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Description

  • [Miró, Joan] - Carles Sindreu
  • Darrera el Vidre. Barcelona, Edicions l'AMIC de les Arts, 1933
  • paper
8vo (7 5/8 x 5 3/8 in; 195 x 138 mm), on Japon Imperial, illustrated with 4 reproductions of works of Miró. Contemporary Art Deco binding, unsigned, redo morocco panle in a black morocco frame, 35 black morocco circles in the center of the red panel, gilted title on the front and the spine, gilted lines, paper wrapper and spine.

Provenance

Joaquim Gomis - by descent to the present owner.

Catalogue Note

First edition. Joaquim Gomis' copy, with an inscription, in Catalan, at the end: "a Odette i Joaquim Gomis, amd tot l'afecte i vella amistad" and signed on the last endpaper "Miró, 1980". The copy is afterward illuminated by Miró with 11 original drawings, pencil and pastel  (7 in full page), 5 littles sketches, and the large illuminated signature.
Gomis was Miró's life-time friend, one of the founders of l'Amic del Art Nou, in 1932, with Miró, Sert and Prat. He was the first president of the Miro Foundation, between 1972 and 1975.
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