7 May 2008
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
Joan Miro (1893-1983)
Femme, oiseaux dans le nuit
signed 'Miró' (lower right); dated and titled '30/I/75 Femme, oiseaux dans le nuit' (on the reverse)
gouache, pastel and brush and India ink on paper
13 3/8 x 12½ in. (34 x 31.8 cm.)
Executed on 30 January 1975
Pierre Matisse, New York (acquired from the artist).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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