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    Sale 7543

    The Art of the Surreal (immediately following the Impressionist and Modern Art, Evening Sale)

    4 February 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 183

    Joan Miró (1893-1983)

    Tête

    Price Realised  

    Joan Miró (1893-1983)
    Tête
    signed, titled and dated 'Miró. 27/II/74. Tête' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    28¾ x 36¼ in. (73 x 92 cm.)
    Painted in February 1974


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    Provenance

    Galerie Maeght, Paris.
    Sutton Manor Arts Center, England.
    Waddington Galleries Ltd., London (no. B11493).
    Galerie Urban, Paris.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 14 May 1999, lot 613.
    Acquired by the present owner in 2003.


    Literature

    J. Dupin, Joan Miró: Catalogue raisonné. Paintings, vol. V, 1969-1975, Paris, 2003, no. 1583 (illustrated p. 192-1974).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Joan Miró, May - October 1974, no. 202 (illustrated p. 145).
    London, Waddington Galleries Ltd., Groups IV, February 1981 (illustrated).