Modern & Contemporary Day Auction

Modern & Contemporary Day Auction

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Auction Closed

March 3, 05:01 PM GMT

Estimate

50,000 - 70,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Joan Miró

1893 - 1983

Tête et oiseau


signed Miró, numbered 2/2, and stamped with the foundry mark Scuderi Cire Perdue

bronze

height: 48.3cm., 19in.

Conceived and cast in 1971 in an edition of 3, numbered 0/2 - 2/2, plus one nominative version cast in 1973.

Galerie Maeght, Paris
Waddington Galleries, London
Pace Gallery, New York
Private Collection, USA (acquired from the above in 1984)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Alain Jouffroy & Joan Teixidor, Miró Sculptures, Paris, 1973, no. 187, another cast illustrated. p. 131
Daniel Lelong, Joan Miró, Sculptures, Catalogue Raisonné, 1928-1982, Paris, 2006, no. 223, this cast listed p. 220; another cast illustrated in colour p. 220