Joan Miró, Soleil Ébouillanté (The Scalding Sun), 1969

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Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title: Soleil Ébouillanté (The Scalding Sun), 1969
Reference: D. 518
Medium: Original Color Etching & Aquatint with Carborundum
Image Size: 38 3/4 in x 23 3/8 in (98.5 cm x 59.5 cm)
Sheet Size: 41 3/8 in x 27 3/8 in (105 cm x 69.5 cm)
Framed Size: approx. 57 1/4 in x 40 1/2 in (145.4 cm x 102.9 cm)
Edition: This work is numbered from the edition of 75 in pencil in the lower left margin (from the total edition of 75 numbered and signed prints plus some artist's proofs).
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.
Gallery Price: Sold Inquire
ID # w-4987

A luminous red orb drifts above whimsical forms and colorful layers in this stunning, large-scale work. Miró is known for his great innovation and experimentation in the printmaking medium, and this work stands as proof of his immense talent as a printmaker. Combining the printing techniques of etching, aquatint, and carborundum within a single print, Miró creates a richly textured and boldly colored masterpiece. As its title suggests, this work emanates with a warmth and energy that is sure to brighten the spirits of those who view it. Soleil Ébouillanté (The Scalding Sun) is representative of Miró at his best, and as such, it is one of the most desirable and awe-inspiring prints of his artistic oeuvre.

Created in 1969, this etching & aquatint with carborundum is hand signed in pencil by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in the lower right and numbered from the edition of 75 in pencil in the lower left margin (from the total edition of 75 numbered and signed prints plus some artist's proofs). This piece is published by Maeght éditeur, Paris and printed by Atelier Maeght, Saint-Paul.

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. 518.

2. Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Miró - l'œuvre graphique, Paris, 1974. Listed in this catalogue raisonné as cat. no. 164.

3. 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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