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    Sale 2165

    Impressionist and Modern Day Sale

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 280

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)

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    Joan Miro (1893-1983)
    Figure
    signed and numbered 'Miró 3/6' (on the left side); stamped with foundry mark 'FONDERIA BONVICINI VERONA ITALIA' (on the right side)
    bronze with green and brown patina
    Height: 79½ in. (201.9 cm.)
    Conceived in 1976; this bronze version cast in 1985


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    Provenance

    Galerie Maeght Lelong, Paris.
    Galerie de l'Etoile, Geneva.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1980.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the amended provenance:
    Galerie Maeght Lelong, Paris.
    Galerie de l'Etoile, Geneva.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1985.


    Literature

    A. Jouffroy and J. Teixidor, Miró Sculptures, Paris, 1980, p. 247, no. 290 (plaster version illustrated).
    F. Basile, Joan Miró, Vedi alla voce sogno, Bologna, 1997, p. 253 (another cast illustrated in color).
    E.F. Miró and P.O. Chapel, Joan Miró Sculptures, Catalogue raisonné, 1928-1982, Paris, 2006, p. 319, no. 337 (another cast illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Maeght Lelong, Miró, Sculptures, October 1985, p. 24, no. 6.