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Joan Miró, Archipel sauvage V (Wild Archipelago V), 1970

Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title:Archipel sauvage V (Wild Archipelago V), 1970
Reference:Dupin 531
Medium:Color Etching and Aquatint on Wove Paper
Image:36 3/16 in x 23 in (91.9 cm x 58.4 cm)
Sheet:41 15/16 in x 29 13/16 (106.5 cm x 75.7 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 35 in pencil in the lower left margin.
Signature:This work is hand-signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in pencil in the lower right.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-5287

Historical Description

A lush green dreamscape unfolds before the viewer in this Miró etching. Subdued yellow and green spots decorate the print, forming an image that appears like constellations against the night sky. The varied green texture in the background resembles a mossy forest floor. Viewers can easily imagine laying on the soft ground whilst gazing up at the stars.Like many of other Miró’s works, this piece full of imagination and openness.

Created in 1970, this color etching and aquatint on wove paper was published by Maeght, Paris. This work is hand signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in pencil in the lower right margin and numbered from the edition of 35 in pencil in the lower left margin.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

This work 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 final sale of the work).

1. Dupin, Jacques. Miró Engraver Vol. II 1961-1973. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1989. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 531.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:

This work is framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglass.

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