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Joan Miró (1893-1983)

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Joan Miró (1893-1983)

Femme

Details
Joan Miró (1893-1983) Femme signed, numbered and inscribed on the underside 'Miró EX. 0 V GIMENO=FUNDIT BARNA' bronze with black patina height: 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) Conceived in 1949 and cast in an edition of 9; this example numbered 0 and cast in 1949
Provenance
May Collection, Beverly Hills; sale, Christie's, New York, 15th November 1989, lot 496.
Private collection, by whom acquired at the above sale; sale, Christie's, New York, 2 May 2012, lot 377, where acquired by the present owner.
Literature
J. Prévert & G. Ribemont-Dessaignes, Joan Miró, Paris, 1956, p. 199.
J. Dupin, Miró, Paris, 1961, p. 446 (another cast illustrated; dated '1950').
M. Bucci, Joan Miró, Florence, 1968, no. 26, p. 71 (another cast illustrated).
U. Apollonio, Miró, New York, 1969, no. 55 (another cast illustrated).
Exh. cat., Joan Miró, Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1969, no. 196 (another cast illustrated).
Exh. cat., Joan Miró, Hayward Gallery, London, 1972, no. 7, p. 47 (another cast illustrated).
A. Jouffrey & J. Teixidor, Miró Sculptures, Paris, 1973, no. 32, p. 193 (another cast illustrated).
G. Picon, Joan Miró, Carnets catalans, Geneva, 1976, p. 41.
A. C. Pellicer, Miró mirall, Barcelona, 1977, p. 91.
Fundació Joan Miró, ed., Obra de Joan Miró, Barcelona, 1988, no. 1395, p. 378.
R. M. Malet, Joan Miró, Barcelona, 1992, p. 109.
P. Gimferrer, The Roots of Miró, Barcelona, 1993, no. 542, p. 285.
Exh. cat., Joan Miró. Creator of New Worlds, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 1998, no. 116, p. 170 (another cast illustrated p. 171).
E. F. Miró & P. O. Chapel, Joan Miró Sculptures: Catalogue raisonné 1928-1982, Paris, 2006, no. 35, p. 53 (another cast illustrated).
Special Notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.

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