Joan Miró, La Ruisselante Solaire (The Solar Dripping) 1976

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Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title: La Ruisselante Solaire (The Solar Dripping) 1976
Reference: Mourlot 1102
Medium: Color lithograph on Arches paper
Image Size: 61 13/16 in x 46 1/16 in (157 cm x 117 cm)
Sheet Size: 61 13/16 in x 46 1/16 in (157 cm x 117 cm)
Framed Size: 65 3/4 x 50 1/4 in (167 cm x 127.6 cm)
Edition: An artist's proof inscribed “H.C.” (Hors de Commerce) in pencil in the lower left; aside from the numbered edition of 30. Printed by Maeght Éditeur, Paris, and published by Arte Adrien 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-6096

Joan Miró La Ruisselante Solaire (The Solar Dripping) 1976 is an arresting composition of glowing red and splattered black. The upper right is ruled by a red sphere, evocative of a Japanese scroll painting.  The center is dominated by a black shape exploding chaotically and dripping down, with a piercing, black-rimmed yellow eye, staring silently at the viewer. The red iris is echoed through the glowing sun.  Below the eye is a pale blue face with nostril-like marks, at once recognizable and strange. Flanking it are two mysterious shapes, growing out of the bottom and right edges. The bold blue-and-red horizontal stripes echo the red sphere and the haunting blue pupil-less eye of the exploding black figure. The composition moves in a strong diagonal line from the upper right to the lower left, taking the viewer on a dynamic journey through Joan Miró’s transcendental world.

Created in 1976, this color lithograph is hand signed by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983) in the lower right. An artist proof inscribed “H.C.” (Hors de Commerce) in pencil in the lower left; aside from the numbered edition of 30. Printed by Maeght Éditeur, Paris, and published by Arte Adrien Maeght, Paris.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Joan Miró The Solar Dripping (La Ruisselante Solaire), 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 sale of the work)

  1. Cramer, Patrick. Joan Miró Lithographs Volume VI 1976-1981. Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1992. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 1102.
  2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Joan Miró The Solar Dripping (The Ruisselante Solaire), 1967 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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