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Joan Miró, La lune pres de paraitre, from 'Hai-Ku', 1967

Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title:La lune pres de paraitre, from 'Hai-Ku', 1967
Reference:Maeght 485
Medium:Color Lithograph on Arches Paper
Image:11 13/16 in x 8 11/16 in (30 cm x 22 cm)
Sheet:12 5/16 in x 9 1/16 in (31.3 cm x 23 cm)
Framed:approx. 23 in x 20 in (58.4 cm x 50.8 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 100 in pencil in the lower left; published by Maeght Éditeur, 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.
ID #w-5325

Historical Description

Pink, yellow and red sublimely blend in this beautiful composition. Miró was greatly inspired by the Japanese poetry form Haiku and titled the lithographs in this series accordingly. The poetic structure of a Haiku is brief and focuses on momentary perception. Indeed, the brilliant colors of the work present a direct and terse visual configuration of an abstract form. With the title in mind, we can imagine the bright yellow colors as a moon lit glow slowly rising above the mountains.

Created in 1967, this color lithograph is hand signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in pencil in the lower right work is numbered from the edition of 100 in pencil in the lower left; published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Joan Miró La lune pres de paraitre, from 'Hai-Ku', 1967 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 Lithographs, Volume III 1964-1969. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 485

2) A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:

Joan Miró La lune pres de paraitre, from 'Hai-Ku', 1967 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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