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Joan Miró, Hommage aux Prix Nobel (Tribute to the Nobel Prize), 1976

Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title:Hommage aux Prix Nobel (Tribute to the Nobel Prize), 1976
Reference:M. 1094
Medium:Color Lithograph
Image:29 3/4 in x 22 in (75.5 cm x 56 cm)
Sheet:29 3/4 in x 22 1/16 in (75.5 cm x 56 cm)
Framed:44 5/8 in x 36 5/8 in (113.3 cm x 93 cm)
Edition:An artist's proof annotated HC (Hors de Commerce) in pencil in the lower left (aside from the numbered edition of 100).
Signature:This work is hand-signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 – Palma, 1983) in pencil in the center right.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-4794
USD $9,500 GBP £7,125

Historical Description

The Nobel Prize is bestowed upon those who are recognized by a committee for their cultural and/or scientific advances and this homage by Miró is certainly befitting. Miró actively engages the viewer, encouraging him or her to constantly find new form and meaning within the composition. The black figure at the center appears as a thick, tangled net with colorful contents trapped within. Miró sets this figure against a playful background that is speckled in black and dotted with varied colors, creating a piece full of animation and liveliness.

Created in 1976, this color lithograph is hand-signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 – Palma, 1983) in pencil in the center right. An artist's proof annotated HC (Hors de Commerce) in pencil in the lower left (aside from the numbered edition of 100), this work was published by Galerie Börjeson, Malmö and printed by La Polígrafa, S.A., Barcelona.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Joan Miró Tribute to the Nobel Prize (Hommage aux Prix Nobel), 1976 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 Éditeur. Joan Miró Lithographe Vol. VI 1976-1981. Maeght Editer: Paris, 1992. Illustrated and listed as cat. no 1094 on pg. 19.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Joan Miró Tribute to the Nobel Prize (Hommage aux Prix Nobel), 1976 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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