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Property from a Private Collection

Joan Miró

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Auction Closed

March 7, 03:05 PM GMT

Estimate

120,000 - 180,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Collection

Joan Miró

1893 - 1983


Formes

gouache and brush and ink on paper

signed Miró (centre right); signed Joan Miró, dated 29/7/35 and titled on original card backing (on the verso)

37.2 by 30.2 cm. 14 ⅝ by 11 ⅞ in.

Framed: 62 by 55 cm. 24 ⅜ by 21 ⅝ in.

Executed on 29 July 1935.

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York

Galerie Nichido, Paris

Galerie Motte, Geneva

Private Collection, Küsnacht

Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1980)

Sotheby’s, London, 22 June 2017, lot 305 (consigned by the above)

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Clement Greenberg, Joan Miró, New York, 1948, p. 9, illustrated

Jacques Dupin and Ariane Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miró, Catalogue raisonné, Drawings, 1901-1937, vol. I, Paris, 2008, no. 493, p. 238, illustrated