• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 512

    Joan Miró (1893-1983)

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    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Joan Miró (1893-1983)
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    signed with the initial 'M' (lower left); signed, dated and inscribed 'MIRO. 4/4/60 Accent vert' (on the reverse)
    oil and charcoal on cardboard
    14½ x 14½ in. (37 x 37 cm.)
    Painted on 4 April 1960


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    Provenance

    Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
    Perls Galleries, New York.
    Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago.
    The estate of L. Clement Stone.
    Farsettiarte, Prato.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 May 1987, lot 412.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 28 June 1995, lot 224.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    J. Dupin, Joan Miró, Life and Work, London, 1962, no. 962 (illustrated p. 573).
    J. Dupin & A. Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miró, Catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, Paintings, 1959-1968, Paris, 2002, no. 1082 (illustrated p. 64).