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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION

Joan Miró
LE LÉZARD AUX PLUMES D'OR (PROJECT FOR PLATE 6)
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 162,500 USD
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323

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION

Joan Miró
LE LÉZARD AUX PLUMES D'OR (PROJECT FOR PLATE 6)
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 162,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Joan Miró
1893 - 1983
LE LÉZARD AUX PLUMES D'OR (PROJECT FOR PLATE 6)
Signed Miró and dated X/65 (toward lower left)
Collage, gouache and pastel on paper
13 7/8 by 19 5/8 in.
35.2 by 49.8 cm
Executed in October 1965.
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ADOM has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Provenance

Louis Broder, Paris (acquired directly from the artist)
Private Collection, France (a gift from the above)
Thence by descent 

Literature

Patrick Cramer, Catalogue raisonné des livres illustrés, Geneva, 1989, no. 148, illustration of a lithograph made after the present work pp. 370-71  

Catalogue Note

The present work is a study for a series of lithographs which illustrated a poem written by the artist. Louis Broder, a highly regarded publisher of illustrated books and other graphic works, helped to produce Miró's vision in printed form, using studies such as these as his guide.

Rainbow
Shooting star
A guitar falls
The cords of this guitar tear the sky
the swallows make a nest on each cord
strangle a woman who was beautiful.

—Joan Miró, Le Lézard aux plumes d'or, published by Louis Broder in Paris, 1971, translated from the French

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