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Joan Miró, Homenatge a Joan Prats (Homage to Joan Prats),1972

Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title:Homenatge a Joan Prats (Homage to Joan Prats),1972
Reference:M. 852
Medium:Color Lithograph
Image:29 1/2 in x 22 3/4 in (74.9 cm x 57.8 cm
Sheet:29 1/2 in x 22 3/4 in (74.9 cm x 57.8 cm)
Framed:41 1/4 in x 34 1/2 in (80.7 cm x 87.6 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 150 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 work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-5135
USD $9,500 GBP £7,125

Historical Description

Joan Prats was a close friend to Miró who, as a great lover of the avant-garde, became an expert on his art. Exuberant and expressive, this work pays fitting homage to Prats who played an important role in the Fundació Miró, donating his personal collection for public viewing. Collectors will appreciate the personal and artistic value of Homenatge à Joan Prats, noting the play of bold lines, captivating primary colors, and delicate splatters of ink.

Created in 1972, this color lithograph is printed on Guarro paper and is hand-signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in pencil in the lower right. Numbered from the edition of 150, this edition was created before the later one with letters and published by Berggruen, Paris.

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 invoice accompanying the final sale of the work).

1. Cramer, Patrick. Joan Miró: Lithographs, Vol. V 1972-1975. Paris: Maeght Editeur. Listed and illustrated as catalogue no.

2. Joan Miró, The Illustrated Books: catalogue raisonné. Preface by Rosa Maria Malet. Geneva: Patrick Cramer, Publisher, 1989. Listed and illustrated as catalogue no.

3. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

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

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