• Impressionist Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2218

    Impressionist Modern Works on Paper

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    Joan Miró (1893-1983)

    Signes et figurations

    Price Realised  

    Joan Miró (1893-1983)
    Signes et figurations
    signed 'Miró' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated 'Joan Miró. "Signes et Figurations" 26/12/35.' (on the reverse)
    watercolor and brush and India ink over pencil on paper
    13 3/8 x 17¾ in. (34 x 45.1 cm.)
    Painted on 26 December 1935


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    Jacques Dupin has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Valentine Gallery, New York (by 1948).
    Acquired by the family of the late owner, by 1993.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MIDWESTERN ESTATE


    Exhibited

    Boston, The Institute of Modern Art, date unknown (titled Les Baigneuses).
    Cincinnati Museum of Art, Joan Miró, A Tribute to Philip R. Adams, December 1993-March 1994 (titled Normandy Beach).