Joan Miró, Le Beluga (La Beluga), 1975

Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title:Le Beluga (La Beluga), 1975
Reference:Dupin 506
Medium:Color Etching and Aquatint with Carborundum.
Image Size:29 1/4 × 45 1/2 in (74.3 × 115.6 cm)
Sheet Size:47 3/4 x 63 in. (121.5 x 160 cm.)
Edition:This work is numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil in the bottom left margin.
Signature:This work is hand-signed By Joan Miró (1893 - 1983) in pencil in the bottom right margin.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-8468
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Historical Description

Joan Miró, Le Beluga (La Beluga), 1975

Joan Miró, a pioneering figure in 20th-century art, is renowned for his whimsical and surrealistic works. Among his notable creations is "La Beluga," a captivating piece that exemplifies his unique artistic vision. Created in 1975, "La Beluga" showcases Miró's signature style, characterized by bold colors, abstract forms, and playful compositions.

"La Beluga" reflects Miró's fascination with the unconscious mind and his desire to break free from traditional artistic conventions. The work features a dynamic interplay of shapes and lines, evoking a sense of spontaneity and childlike wonder. Miró's use of vibrant hues, such as deep blues, fiery reds, and bright yellows, enhances the painting's dreamlike quality, drawing viewers into a fantastical world.

A key element of "La Beluga" is its symbolic imagery. The painting includes various abstract forms that can be interpreted as celestial bodies, animals, or other natural elements. This ambiguity allows for multiple interpretations, encouraging viewers to engage with the artwork on a personal level. Miró's ability to blend simplicity with complexity is evident in "La Beluga," where each element, though seemingly straightforward, contributes to a deeper, more profound narrative.

Joan Miró's "La Beluga" is not only a testament to his innovative approach to art but also a reflection of his commitment to exploring new realms of creativity. This piece is celebrated for its ability to transcend conventional artistic boundaries, making it a significant work in Miró's oeuvre and in the broader context of modern art.

For art enthusiasts and collectors, "La Beluga" represents an essential exploration of surrealism and abstract expression. Its enduring appeal lies in its vibrant expression and the imaginative world it conjures, solidifying Joan Miró's legacy as a master of modern art.

Created in 1975, Joan Miró, Le Beluga (La Beluga), this color etching & aquatint with Carborundum is hand signed by Joan Miró (1893 – 1983) in pencil in the lower right.  This work is numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil in the bottom left margin.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Joan Miró, Le Beluga (La Beluga), 1975 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 International Publications: NY, 1989.
2. Miró: l’œuvre graphique, Musée d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Fondation Gulbenkian: Lisbon, 1974.

About the Framing:
Joan Miró, Le Beluga (La Beluga), 1975, is framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Joan Miró, Le Beluga (La Beluga), 1975 is presented in a complementary moulding and optical grade Plexiglas.


Subject Matter: Classic $76k+ Contemporary