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Joan Miró, Charivari (Racket), 1976

Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title:Charivari (Racket), 1976
Reference:Dupin 927
Medium:Color aquatint
Image:47 3/4 in x 63 1/4 in (121.3 cm x 160.7 cm)
Sheet:47 3/4 in x 63 1/4 in (121.3 cm x 160.7 cm)
Framed:approx. 63 in x 68 in (160 cm x 172.7 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 50 in white pencil in the lower left image.
Signature:This work is hand-signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 – Palma, 1983) in white pencil in the lower right image.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #W-6714
Price on Request

Historical Description

Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 – Palma, 1983) Charivari, 1976 is a complicated yet delicate work; its design is straightforward and minimalistic , though it is made with a maturity that only an artist as well seasoned as Miro could fabricate. It is composed of overlapping abstracted forms in black, green, yellow and red on toned paper. The work’s title Charivari is French in origin and is defined as a series of discordant noises. The rhythmic forms in this piece perform as such noises and cavort in in a beautiful dance across the page. The forms are clamorous in nature, but they also possess an aura of grace and sophistication. The scene which Miro creates in this work is simultaneously chaotic and peaceful. The mark of the artist contains a sense of urgency that translates into the entire work, and the forms create rhythm and movement that is pleasing to the eye.

Created in 1976, this color aquatint is hand-signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 – Palma, 1983) in white pencil the lower right image and numbered from the edition of 50 in white pencil in the lower left image.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 – Palma, 1983) Charivari, 1976 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).

1. Dupin, Jacques & Ariane Lelong- Mainaud. . Miró Engraver Volume IV 1976-1983. France: Daniel Lelong Editeur, 2001. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 927 on page 21.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

 

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 – Palma, 1983) Charivari , 1976 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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