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Joan Miró

Figure en état de métamorphose

Estimate:

120,000

to
- 180,000 USD

Property from the Estate of Elizabeth Swift, Seattle

Joan Miró

Joan Miró

Figure en état de métamorphose

Figure en état de métamorphose

Estimate:

120,000

to
- 180,000 USD

Lot sold:

163,800

USD

Property from the Estate of Elizabeth Swift, Seattle

Joan Miró

1893 - 1983

Figure en état de métamorphose


Signed Miró (toward lower right); signed Joan Miró, titled and dated 3/2/1936 (on the verso)

Brush and ink and watercolor on paper

16 ⅛ by 12 ⅝ in. (41 by 32.1 cm)

Framed: 21 ⅛ by 17 ⅛ in. (53.7 by 43.5 cm)

Executed on February 3, 1936. 


ADOM has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet has been hinged to a mount at three places along the top edge of its verso. The top two corners of the sheet are lightly curved. A slight undulation to the sheet. Some hairline cracking to the thickest areas of the ink, where some of the pigment has pooled. A one half inch scratch and pindot hole to the top half of the right edge. A flattened crease extending across the upper left corner.


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Florence Alston Swift, San Francisco (acquired from the artist circa 1940s)
Thence by descent