Joan Miró, L'Étranglé, 1974

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Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title: L'Étranglé, 1974
Reference: Dupin 651
Medium: Color etching and aquatint
Image Size: 46 1/4 in x 29 3/8 in (117.5 cm x 74.5 cm)
Sheet Size: 55 1/4 in x 37 1/4 (140.5 cm x 94.5 cm)
Framed Size: approx. 67 3/8 in x 49 1/4 in (171.1 cm x 125.1 cm)
Edition: Numbered from the edition of 50 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 margin. Published by Maeght, Paris, and printed by Morsang, Paris.
Condition: This work is in excellent condition.
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ID # W-6261

Joan Miró L'Étranglé, 1974 is a highly animated work of art that is flooded with absurdities and playful shapes. There are sudden, interrupted lines that give a sense of immediacy. Spontaneity is the essence of the entire work where we see jagged and curvilinear lines that are quite similar to musical notes. There is incredible diversity in texture which reverberates in between the black spaces. The polka dots enhance the strong black vine that soars upwards towards the sky. The focal point lies within the ominous eye, encircled by a bold red outline. Perched up between the branch-like vine, it entrances the viewer in such a way that it is hard look away. Sharp, focused, and pure are simple but bold words that accurately describes this piece. Even the colors that Miró uses are vibrant and evoke a sense of exhilaration. Joan Miró brings forth a master piece that liberates the viewer into a world of wild imagination and intrepid resurgence of shape, form, and color.

Created in 1974, Joan Miró L'Étranglé. 1974 is a color etching and aquatint. Hand signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 – Palma, 1983) in pencil in the lower right margin, this work is numbered from the edition of 50 in the lower left margin. Published by Maeght, Paris, and printed by Morsang, Paris.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Joan Miró L'Étranglé. 1974 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. Miró Engraver, Vol. III 1973 – 1975. New York: Rizzoli, 1992. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 651.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Joan Miró L'Étranglé, 1974  is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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