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Joan Miró, Strindberg Mappen, 1976

Artist: Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)
Title:Strindberg Mappen, 1976
Reference:M. 1104
Medium:Color Lithograph
Image:29 3/4 in x 22 in (75.5 cm x 56 cm)
Sheet:29 3/4 in x 22 in (75.5 cm x 56 cm)
Framed:44 9/16 in x 36 1/2 in (113.2 cm x 92.7 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 upper right.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition with bright, vibrant colors.
ID #w-4808

Historical Description

Composed of thick, bold black forms contrasted against bright reds, yellows, greens, and blues, this piece appears as if watching the viewer. Multiple colored eyes peek out amidst the darkness, relaying the sensation that the observer is also the observed. 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 in the upper right in pencil by Joan Miró (Barcelona, 1893 - Palma, 1983). This work is 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 printed by La Polígrafa, S.A. Barcelona and published by Galerie Börjeson, Malmö.

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 invoices that will accompany the final sale of the work).

1. Maeght Editeur. Joan Miró Lithographs Volume VI 1976-1981. Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1981. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 1104 on pg. 29.

2. Cramer, Patrick, Joan Miró, The Illustrated Books: Catalogue Raisonné, 1989. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 227 on pgs. 556 and 557.

3. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

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

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