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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 317

    Joan Miró (1893-1983)

    Tête bleue

    Price Realised  

    Joan Miró (1893-1983)
    Tête bleue
    signed 'Miró' (lower left); signed again, dated and inscribed 'MIRÓ. 2/3/62 Tête bleue' (on the reverse)
    oil on thick cardboard
    29½ x 41¼ in. (75 x 104.7 cm.)
    Painted in 1962


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    Provenance

    Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
    Acquavella Galleries, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner in 1989.


    Literature

    J. Dupin & A. Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miró, Catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, Paintings, 1959-1968, Paris, 2002, no. 1018 (illustrated p. 29).


    Exhibited

    New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Cartones, 1965, no. 10.
    Barcelona, Fundació Joan Miró, Joan Miró, Equilibri a l'espai, 1997, no. 10 (illustrated p. 45).