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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 439

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)

    Chien

    Price Realised  

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)
    Chien
    signed, numbered and inscribed with foundry mark 'Miró 3/6 Parellada' (on the back leg)
    bronze with gray, pink and green patina on a wooden base
    Height with base: 16½ in. (41.9 cm.)
    Length: 21 7/8 in. (55.6 cm.)
    Conceived in 1981


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    Provenance

    Pierre Matisse, New York (acquired from the artist).
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    E.F. Miró and P.O. Chapel, Joan Miró Sculptures, Catalogue raisonné, 1928-1982, Paris, 2006, p. 344, no. 370 (another cast illustrated in color).