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Joan Miró

Tête de barbare

Property from an Important European Collection | Provenant d'une Importante Collection Européenne

Joan Miró

Joan Miró

Tête de barbare

Tête de barbare

Property from an Important European Collection

Joan Miró

1893 - 1983

Tête de barbare


signed Miró, numbered 2/6 and with the foundry mark Parellada

bronze

height: 42 cm; 16½ in.

Executed in 1977 in an edition of 6.

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Provenant d'une Imporante Collection Européenne

Joan Miró

1893 - 1983

Tête de barbare


signé Miró, numéroté 2/6 et porte la marque de fondeur Parellada

bronze

hauteur: 42 cm; 16½ in.

Exécuté en 1977 dans une édition de 6 exemplaires. 

The bronze is sound. Green, beige patina. There is some minor wear to the patina in places notably to the hair, to the nose, and to the protruding elements. There is some superficial dust in the crevices. There are a few hairline scratches to the nose. This work is in overall very good condition.


"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.

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Joan Punyet Miró (estate of the artist)

Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris

Cahiers d'art, Paris (acquired from the above in 2019)

Private collection, Switzerland

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Joan Punyet Miró (succession de l'artiste)

Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris

Cahiers d'art, Paris (acquis auprès du précédent en 2019)

Collection particulière, Suisse

Emilio Fernández Miró & Pilar Ortega Chapel, Joan Miró, Sculptures. Catalogue raisonné, 1928-1982, Paris, 2006, no. 342, illustration of another version p. 323

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Emilio Fernández Miró & Pilar Ortega Chapel, Joan Miró, Sculptures. Catalogue raisonné, 1928-1982, Paris, 2006, no. 342, autre version reproduite p. 323