Lot 478
  • 478

Joan Miró

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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Description

  • Joan Miró
  • Plaque double face
  • signed Miro, dated 1945 and inscribed Artigas on the underside
  • painted and glazed earthenware (recto & verso)
  • 21.3 by 24.4cm., 8 3/8 by 9 5/8 in.

Provenance

Galerie Maeght, Paris
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner in 1967

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Maeght, Joan Miró, 1948, no.4

Literature

Manuel Gasser, Miró-Artigas, Zurich, 1963, illustrated in colour p. 16
Manuel Gasser, Joan Miró, Copenhagen, 1965, illustrated in colour p. 63
Umberto Apollonio, Miró, New York, 1969, no. 78, illustrated in colour n.p.
José Pierre & José Corredor-Matheos, Céramiques de Miró et Artigas, Paris, 1974, no. 31, illustrated pp. 23 & 203
Francesc Miralles, Llorens Artigas, Barcelona, 1992, no. 584, illustrated p. 261
Joan Punyet Miró & Joan Gardy Artigas, Joan Miró, Josep Llorens Artigas, Ceramics, Catalogue raisonné 1941-1981, Paris, 2007, no. 58, recto & verso illustrated p. 70

Condition

Work is in very good condition with no significant losses or restorations. There is one small discoloured area on the underside next to the signature which may be inherent to the work. Some visible pigment separation in the blue pigments on each side. A sticker label reading 3488 is affixed to the underside next to the signature.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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