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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 441

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)

    Tête

    Price Realised  

    Joan Miro (1893-1983)
    Tête
    signed and numbered 'Miró 3/5' (on the back); inscribed with foundry mark 'Parellada' (on the left side)
    bronze with green, brown and gray patina
    Height: 12 3/8 in. (31.4 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. 340, no. 364 (another cast illustrated in color).