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    Sale 2044

    Prints and Multiples

    28 - 29 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    JOAN MIRO

    André Breton, Constellations, Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 1959 (M. 261; C. books 58)

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    JOAN MIRO
    André Breton, Constellations, Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 1959 (M. 261; C. books 58)
    the complete set of one signed and numbered lithograph in colors and 22 pochoir reproductions in colors after gouaches by the artist, title page, text in French, table of contents and justification, on Arches, hors-texte, signed by the artist in blue ink and the author in red ink on the justification, copy 273 of 350 (the total edition was 384), the full sheets, in individual numbered and titled folders, occasional very minor time staining or surface dirt towards the sheet edges, in very good condition, loose (as issued) within original paper folder printed in colors and the title in black on the front, and original beige canvas-covered box with the artist's name in black on the front, inside original cardboard packing box (the paper folder with minor creasing, the cover with a triangular dark stain, otherwise in very good condition). 18½ x 15 in. (460 x 371 mm.)
    album


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Pierre-Noël Matisse