LE LEVER DU JOUR
signed Miró (towards lower right); signed Miró, titled Le lever du jour and dated 2/11/37 (on the reverse)
watercolour and charcoal on paper
75,2 x 104,9 cm; 29 5/8 x 41 1/4 in.
Executed on November 2nd, 1937.
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
Acquavella Galleries, New York
Seibu collection, Tokyo
Galerie Lelong, Paris
Private collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above in 2012 and sold: Christie's, New York, November 13, 2015, lot 1047)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Yokohama, Yokohama Museum of Art, Joan Miró, Centennial Exhibition, The Pierre Matisse Collection, 1992, no. 44, illustrated in the catalogue p. 85
Jacques Dupin & Ariane Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miró, Catalogue Raisonné. Drawings, Paris, 2008, vol. I, no. 777, illustrated p. 368 (incorrectly described as ink and gouache on paper)