|Artist:||Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)|
|Title:||Plate VI from Espriu – Miró, 1975|
|Medium:||Color Etching and Aquatint|
|Image Size:||41 3/8 in x 35 1/2 in (105 cm x 90 cm)|
|Sheet Size:||41 3/8 in x 35 1/2 in (105 cm x 90 cm)|
|Framed Size:||52 in x 46 in (132.1 cm x 116.8 cm)|
|Edition:||An artist's proof annotated HC (Hors de Commerce) in pencil in the lower left; aside from the numbered edition of 50.|
|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.|
Created to accompany a book of poems titled ‘Espriu-Miró’ by Salvador Espriu, this work embodies the words of Espriu who was known to write about his homeland of Spain. With a mustached figure dominating the canvas, the emphasis is on the figures features that are highlighted in bright primary colors. Given Espriu’s fascination with the human condition and experience, it is a fascinating interpretation of his work by Miró showcasing his imaginative and mysterious artistic mind.
Created in 1975, this color etching with aquatint and carborundum on Guarro paper is from a series of nine etchings used in the book of poems ‘Espriu-Miró’ by Salvador Espriu. Published by Sala Gaspar, Barcelona, this work is printed by J. J. Torralba, Barcelona. Hand-signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 – Palma, 1983) in pencil in the lower right, this work is an artist's proof annotated HC (Hors de Commerce) in pencil in the lower left; aside from the numbered edition of 50.
Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Joan Miró Plate VI from Espriu - Miró, 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. III 1973– 1975. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1989.Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 874.
2. Cramer, Patrick. Joan Miró, The Illustrated Books: Catalogue Raisonné. Geneva: Patrick Cramer, 1989. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 197
3. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.
About the Framing:
Joan Miró Plate VI from Espriu - Miró, 1975, is framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.