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Property from a Private Collection

Joan Miró

Personnage gothique, oiseau éclair

Auction Closed

May 16, 12:52 AM GMT


4,000,000 - 6,000,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Private Collection

Joan Miró

1893 - 1983

Personnage gothique, oiseau éclair

inscribed with the signature, numbered 1/2 and with the foundry mark Susse Fondeur Arcueil, Paris


Height: 177 ⅛ in.

450 cm.

Conceived in 1976 and cast in 1990.

Galerie Lelong, Paris

Irma and Norman Braman Art Foundation (acquired in 1998 from the above)

Sotheby's New York, 4 November 2014, lot 50 (consigned by the above)

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Exh. Cat., Paris, Grand Palais, Joan Miró , 1974, p. 160, illustration of another cast

Exh. Cat., Saint-Paul, Fondation Maeght, Joan Miró: Peintures, sculptures, dessins, ceramiques, 1979, p. 190, illustration of another cast

Alain Jouffroy and Joan Teixidor, Miró Sculptures, Paris 1980, no. 289, p. 200, illustration of another cast in color

Exh. Cat., Milan, Castello Sforzesco, Sala della Balla, Joan Miró: Milano; pittura, Scultura, Ceramica, Desegni, Sobreteixims, Grafica, 1981, p. 105, illustration of another cast

Exh. Cat., Madrid, Centro Reina Sofia and Barcelona, Fundacio Joan Miró, Miró escultor, 1986-87, p. 150, illustration of another cast

Pierre Gimferrer, The Roots of Miró, Barcelona 1993, no. 594, p. 305, illustration in color of another cast

Barbara Catoir, Miró on Mallorca, Munich-New York 1995, p. 73

Franco Basile, Joan Miró, Bologna 1997, p. 255, illustration of another cast

Emilo Fernández Miró & Pilar Ortega Chapel, Joan Miró, Sculptures. Catalogue raisonné, 1928-1982, Paris 2006, no. 339, p. 321, illustration of another cast