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Joan Miró, Affiche pour l'exposition 'Homenatge a J. Torres Clavé, 1980

Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title:Affiche pour l'exposition 'Homenatge a J. Torres Clavé (Poster for the exhibition 'Homenatge a J. Torres Clavé), 1980
Reference:M. 1208
Medium:Color Lithograph
Image:23 5/8 in x 19 1/2 in (60 cm x 49.5 cm)
Sheet:29 1/2 in x 24 3/8 in (75 cm x 62 cm)
Framed:Approx. 40 in x 34 in (101.6 cm x 86.4 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 75 in pencil in the lower left.
Signature:This work is hand signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in pencil in the lower right.
Condition:This piece is in excellent condition.
ID #w-4622
USD $9,500 GBP £7,125

Historical Description

With expressive fervor and graphic impact, this striking work demonstrates Miro's exquisite use of line. Heavy-handed black contours figure an otherworldly face, colored with vibrant pops of dense pigments. Utilizing the unusual shapes that emerge from overlapping forms, hybrids of crescents and triangles structure a creature with captivating features, and a piercing blue jewel for an eye animating the work with playful dynamism. While playful and undeniably representational, the artwork's stunning composition is designed with an accomplished reverence of formal abstraction.

Created in 1980, this work is hand signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in pencil in the lower right. Printed by Litografías artísticas Damià Caus, Barcelona and published by Col-legi d'arquitectes de Catalunya, Barcelona, this work is numbered from the edition of 75 printed before the lettering in pencil in the lower left.

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. Maeght Editeur. Joan Miró Lithographs, vol. VI 1976-1981. Maeght Editeur: Paris, 1992. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 1208 on pg. 136.

2. 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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