Joan Miró, La Femme Angora, 1969

Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title:La Femme Angora, 1969
Reference:Dupin 499
Medium:Color Etching, Aquatint, and Carborundum
Image:41 1/2 in x 27 1/2 in (105.4 cm x 69.9 cm)
Sheet:41 1/2 in x 27 1/2 in (105.4 cm x 69.9 cm)
Framed:approx. 55 1/8 in x 44 1/2 in x (140 cm x113 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 75 in pencil in the lower left.
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-7629

Historical Description

Named after the exotic Rabbit known for its luxurious wool, La Femme Angora, depicts a fantastical woman with anthropomorphic features. Conveyed in a grand scale, the richly textured carborundum defines the figure in bold, black, gestural lines white a haze like halo in pastel shades of brown and blue implies the softness of the Angora’s downy coat. Surrounded by stars and abstract splashes of vibrant color, this whimsical work features hallmarks of the artist’s whimsical, abstract and Surreal style.

Created in 1975, this color etching, aquatint, and carborundum  is hand-signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in pencil in the lower right. Published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris, this piece is numbered from the edition of 75 in the lower left.

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, Rizzoli: New York, 1989. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 499.

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 Plexiglas.

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