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    Sale 2164

    Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale

    6 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 35

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)

    Femme et oiseau dans la nuit

    Price Realised  

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)
    Femme et oiseau dans la nuit
    signed 'Miró' (upper right); dated and titled '31/V/72 Femme et oiseau dans la nuit' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    8 5/8 x 6¾ in. (22 x 17.1 cm.)
    Painted 31 May 1972


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    Provenance

    Successió Miró Collection, Palma de Majorca.
    Private collection, Spain.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    J. Dupin and A. Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miró, Catalogue raisonné: Paintings 1969-1975, Paris, 2003, vol. V, p. 69, no. 1414 (illustrated in color).