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    Sale 1897

    Prints And Multiples

    30 - 31 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 294

    JOAN MIRO

    Illustration for Anthologie de l'humour noir (Mourlot 91; see Cramer books 22)

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    JOAN MIRO
    Illustration for Anthologie de l'humour noir (Mourlot 91; see Cramer books 22)
    lithograph in colors, 1950, on Johannot, signed and dated 'mai 1952' in pencil, inscribed 'épreuve d'artiste à James et Laura Sweeny, avec mes meilleurs voeuxs pour votre anniversaire' (artist's proof, the edition was 50), with full margins, the paper slightly toned, the yellow slightly attenuated, minor surface soiling, scattered foxing, mat staining, otherwise in good condition, framed
    L. 9 x 6½ in. (229 x 165 mm.)
    S. 14¾ x 11 1/8 in. (375 x 282 mm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Descendants of James Johnson Sweeney