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    Sale 1902

    Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 216

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)

    Sans titre

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    Estimate

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)
    Sans titre
    signed 'Miró' (lower right)
    gouache in colors over woodcut on paper
    22½ x 17¾ in. (57.2 x 45.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1965


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    Jacques Dupin has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    The present work is one of a series of gouaches and watercolor over woodcuts created by Miró to complement the album Femmes. The album, with accompanying text by Claude Simon, was published by Galerie Maeght in 1965.

    Provenance

    Private collection, Japan.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2006.


    Literature

    see P. Cramer, Joan Miró, The illustrated books, Geneva, 1989, pp. 272-273, no. 105.