7 November 2007
Property from the Collection of George L. and Dorothy A. Sturman
Joan Miro (1893-1983)
signed and dated 'Miró 5-28.' (lower center)
black chalk and brush and gray wash on paper laid down on canvas laid down on masonite
19 1/8 x 25 1/8 in. (48.5 x 63.8 cm.)
Drawn in May 1928
G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh.
Harold Diamond, New York.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Feinberg, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owners, by 1986.
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Tuscon Museum of Art, The Sturman Collection: Twentieth Century Works on Paper, November 1986-January 1987 (illustrated, p. 30).
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