JOAN  MIRÓ (1893-1983) Les Essències de la Terra (Executed in 1968)

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Lot 35* AR
JOAN MIRÓ
(1893-1983)
Les Essències de la Terra

Sold for £ 43,812 (US$ 56,065) inc. premium
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
JOAN MIRÓ (1893-1983)
Les Essències de la Terra
signed 'Miró.' (lower left)
brush and India ink on canvasboard
53.9 x 40.1cm (21 1/4 x 15 13/16in).
Executed in 1968

Footnotes

  • This work is the preparatory painting for the portfolio cover of Les Essències de la Terra, published by Sala Gaspar, Barcelona.

    Provenance
    Sala Gaspar, Barcelona (1968).
    Lidchi Art Gallery, Johannesburg (1968).
    Private collection, South Africa (acquired from the above circa 1968).
    Thence by descent to the present owner.

    Exhibited
    Johannesburg, Lidchi Art Gallery, Picasso / Miró, March 1969.

    Literature
    Art Look, March 1969 (illustrated).
    A. Lelong-Mainaud & J. Dupin, Joan Miró, catalogue raisonné, Paintings, Vol. IV, 1959 - 1968, Paris, 2002, no. 1328 (illustrated p. 258).
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