• Prints and Multiples auction at Christies

    Sale 5571

    Prints and Multiples

    23 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 141

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)

    Le Monocle (Dupin 153)

    Price Realised  

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)
    Le Monocle (Dupin 153)
    etching and aquatint in red and black, 1958, on watermarked BFK Rives paper, not signed or numbered, aside from the edition of 75, the full sheet as published by Maeght, Paris, some mount and time staining, colours slightly attenuated, remains of previous hinge tape to the top sheet verso (P. 256 x 335 mm.; S. 380 x 551 mm.); together with Saint James Park au crépuscule (D. 158), etching and aquatint, 1958, on watermarked Rives, not signed or numbered, aside from the edition of 75, the full sheet as published by Maeght, Paris, with a deckle edge at the bottom, mount and time stained, some minor creasing and scuffing in the margins, remains of old tape to the top sheet verso (P. 165 x 270 mm.; S. 330 x 500 mm.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Gerd Hatje (1915-2007), art publisher, Stuttgart; then by descent to the present owners