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Joan Miró, Lithograph VI from Miró, Obra Inedita Recent, 1964

Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title:Lithograph VI from Miró, Obra Inedita Recent, 1964
Reference:M. 424
Medium:Color Lithograph
Image:17 1/8 in x 11 7/8 in (43.5 cm x 30.2 cm)
Sheet:17 1/8 in x 11 7/8 in (43.5 cm x 30.2 cm)
Framed:approx. 22 3/16 in x 17 in (56.4 cm x 43.2 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 100 in pencil in the lower left.
Signature:This work is initialed 'M' by Joan Miro (1893-1983) in pencil in the lower right.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-3200
USD $8,500 GBP £6,375

Historical Description

Contrasting varied colors and textures, Miró creates a dynamic composition full of movement and liveliness. Thick, horizontal forms drift across the sheet, their brush strokes clearly delineated. Circular swirls and jagged, erratic lines take up the left side of the composition and adopt a rough, crayon-like texture that reveals the unevenness of the paper surface. To the lower right, a vertical line, beautifully composed of blue and green hues, arises from the ground. The composition remains wonderfully balanced, yet the lines and forms, going off in different directions, encourage the viewer's eyes to flit across the entire surface without pinpointing a single focal point.

Created in 1964, this work is published by Sala Gaspar, Barcelona and printed on watermarked Guarro paper. From a series of eleven color lithographs used in the book Miró, Obra Inedita Recent. Initialed 'M' by Joan Miró (1893-1983) in the lower right in pencil, this work is numbered 33/100 in pencil in the lower left on Guarro paper; Texts by Joan Brossa, A.Cirici and E. Cirlot. This book was originally published as a catalogue for the Miró exhibitions at the Sala Gaspar, Galeria Metras, and Belarte of Barcelona, 1964.

NOTE: This work is in excellent condition with bright, fresh colors. Folded in half as issued in the book Miró, Obra Inedita Recent, we have slightly decreased the fold for framing purposes.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Joan Miró Lithograph VI from Miró, Obra Inedita Recent, 1964 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. III 1964-1969, listed as cat. No. 424 on pg. 66 (another example illustrated).

2. Cramer, Patrick, Joan Miró, The Illustrated Books: Catalogue Raisonné, 1989, listed as cat no 95 on pgs 252 and 253 (another example illustrated).

3. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:
Joan Miró Lithograph VI from Miró, Obra Inedita Recent, 1964 is museum-grade conservation framed in a complementary moulding, silk mats with optical grade plexiglass.

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