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Joan Miró

Figure

VAT reduced rateArtist's Resale Right

Estimate:

70,000

to
- 100,000 EUR

Joan Miró

Joan Miró

Figure

Figure

Estimate:

70,000

to
- 100,000 EUR

Lot sold:

239,400

EUR

Joan Miró

1893 - 1983

Figure


signed, numbered 2/2 and stamped with the foundry mark

bronze

Cast in bronze in 1968 by the foundry Fundició Parellada, Barcelona in an edition of 3 examples (numbered from 0 to 2) plus a nominative cast.

55 x 49,5 x 3 cm; 21⅝ x 19½ x 1⅛ in.

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Joan Miró

1893 - 1983

Figure


signé, numéroté 2/2 et porte le cachet du fondeur

bronze

Fondu en bronze en 1968 par la fonderie Fundició Parellada, Barcelone dans une édition de 3 exemplaires (numérotés de 0 à 2) plus un exemplaire nominatif.

55 x 49,5 x 3 cm; 21⅝ x 19½ x 1⅛ in.

Dark green patina. Affixed to a wooden base that is slightly loose. There are glue remnants to the lower part of the figure's head. There are vertical drips of light discolouration to the head. Surface is dirty. There is a stain on the reverse above the signature. There are a few accretions in places and surface dust. This work is in overall good condition and could benefit from a light clean and tightening of the base.


"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Galerie Maeght, New York

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Collection (acquired from the above in 1980)

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Galerie Maeght, New York

Collection Christo et Jeanne-Claude (acquis auprès de celle-ci en 1980)

Roland Penrose, Miró, London, 1970, p. 149, no. 113, another version illustrated

James Johnson Sweeney, Joan Miró, Barcelona, 1970, p. 179, another version illustrated

Jacques Dupin, Miró escultor, Barcelona, 1972, p. 187, another version

Alexandre Cirici Pellicer, Miró mirall, Barcelona 1977, p. 60, no. 46, another version illustrated

Alain Jouffroy and Joan Teixidor, Miró Sculptures, Paris, 1980, p. 60, no. 99, another version illustrated

Fundació Joan Miró, Obra de Joan Miró, Barcelona, 1988, p. 412, no. 1508, another version

Emilio Fernández Miró and Pilar Ortega Chapel, Miró, Sculptures, Catalogue raisonné 1928-1982, Paris, 2006, p. 133, no. 121, another version illustrated

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Roland Penrose, Miró, Londres, 1970, p. 149, no. 113, autre version illustrée

James Johnson Sweeney, Joan Miró, Barcelone, 1970, p. 179, autre version illustrée

Jacques Dupin, Miró escultor, Barcelone, 1972, p. 187, autre version

Alexandre Cirici Pellicer, Miró mirall, Barcelone, 1977, p. 60, no. 46, autre version illustrée

Alain Jouffroy et Joan Teixidor, Miró Sculptures, Paris, 1980, p. 60, no. 99, autre version illustrée

Fundació Joan Miró, Obra de Joan Miró, Barcelone, 1988, p. 412, no. 1508, autre version

Emilio Fernández Miró et Pilar Ortega Chapel, Miró, Sculptures, Catalogue raisonné 1928-1982, Paris, 2006, p. 133, no. 121, autre version illustrée

Avignon, Collection Lambert, Collection d’artistes, 1st July – 30 October 2001 ; Exh. Cat., p. 53, illustrated in colour

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Avignon, Collection Lambert, Collection d’artistes, 1er juillet – 30 octobre 2001 ; Cat. Exp., p. 53, reproduit en couleurs