Joan Miró, Graphics, 1961

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Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title: Graphics, 1961
Reference: Maeght 1721
Medium: Color Lithograph
Image Size: 33 1/2 in x 15 1/2 in (85.09 cm x 39.37 cm)
Sheet Size: 35 1/8 in x 17 7/8 in (89.23 cm x 45.42 cm)
Framed Size: 51 1/4 in x 34 1/2 in (130.18 cm x 87.63 cm)
Edition: Numbered from the edition of 300 in pencil in the lower left margin; published by Galerie Maeght, Paris.
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
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ID # w-5262

By employing large, dramatic space, Miro is able to create a visual world within the framework of Joan Miró Graphics, 1961. The viewer is inundated and figuratively drowned in color; his use of various spatters, blotches, dribbles, and drips integrate the factor of gravity and spatial orientation. The layers upon layers of different painting methods give depth to the work. During the later years of the abstract expressionist era from which Jackson Pollock rose, Graphismes is an homage to his famed work and esteemed colleague. It is a colorful and lively piece, full of energy and movement that is translated through its large scale and enveloping experience and of swirling pinks, blues, and yellows. When discussing the concept of space within his work, Miro once stated, "an empty space, an empty horizon, an empty plain, something laid bare that has always moved me very much. In my pictures what counts is the empty space peopled by something tiny; it gives me the feeling of immensity."

Created in 1961 this work is hand signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in pencil in the lower right margin and numbered from the edition of 300 in pencil in the lower left margin. This work is published by Galerie Maeght Editeur, Paris.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Joan Miró Graphics, 1961 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. Eaux-fortes et Lithographies Originales - Estampes à Tirage Limité et Justifié. Maeght Editeur, 1961. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 1721.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Joan Miró Graphics, 1961 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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