Joan Miró, La Révolte des Caractères, (The Revolt of the Letters), 1982

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Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title: La Révolte des Caractères, (The Revolt of the Letters), 1982
Reference: D 1171
Medium: Color Etching and Aquatint on Arches Paper
Image Size: 7 7/8 x 6 1/4 ( 20 cm x 15.8 cm)
Sheet Size: 19 9/16 x 12 13/16 (49.7 cm x 32.5 cm) (folded in half)
Framed Size: 26 in x 24 in (66 cm x 61 cm)
Edition: Numbered from the edition of 100 in pencil in the lower left corner below the image, from the 24 page book, aside from the numbered edition in roman numerals of 25 artist proofs.
Signature: This work is hand-signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in pencil in the lower right.
Gallery Price: Sold Inquire
ID # w-4544

A rainbow of bold shapes performs a chaotic dance beneath a flurry of black drawing and texture. Defiant and brave, the work breaks the boundaries of abstract art with pride. Adopting a primitive language that values a childlike approach, it is free from conventions and able to be enjoyed without restrictive standards. Paired with a poem by Guy Levis Mano, "The traitor in the walled city," the image illustrates the triumphant moment when art overcomes the accepted rules.

Created in 1982, this color etching and aquatint on arches paper is hand signed in pencil by Joan Miro (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in the lower right corner. Printed by Joan Barbara, Barcelona, and published by Fata Morgana, Montpellier, this work is numbered from the edition of 100 in pencil below the lower left corner of the image and it is appears in the 24 page book. This work is aside from the numbered edition in roman numerals of 25 artist proofs.

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. Miro Engraver, Volume IV, 1976-1983. Paris: Galerie Leong, 2001. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 1171 on pg 159.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:

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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