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    Sale 7737

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

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 311

    Joan Miró (1893-1983)

    Femme

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Joan Miró (1893-1983)
    Femme
    signed, numbered and inscribed with the foundry mark 'Miró 3/8 V GIMENO-FUNDIT-BARNA' (on the inside)
    bronze with black patina
    Height: 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.)
    Conceived in 1949 and cast in an edition of eight


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    Literature

    J.J. Sweeney, Atmósfera Miró, Barcelona, 1959, pp. 68-9.
    A. Jouffroy & T. Teixidor, Miró Sculptures, Paris, 1980, no. 30 (another cast illustrated p. 20).
    Fundació Joan Miró, Obra de Joan Miró: dibuixos, pintura, escultura, ceràmica, tèxtils, Barcelona, 1988, no. 1400 (another cast illustrated p. 379).
    P. Gimferrer, The Roots of Miró, Barcelona, 1993, no. 1114 (another cast illustrated p. 396).
    E. Fernández Miró & P. Ortega Chapel, Joan Miró, Sculptures, Catalogue raisonné 1928-1982, Paris, 2006, no. 34 (another cast illustrated p. 52).