7 November 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 73,000
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
Joan Miro (1893-1983)
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.
Private collection, Japan.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2006.
see P. Cramer, Joan Miró, The illustrated books, Geneva, 1989, pp. 272-273, no. 105.
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