4 February 2009
Joan Miró (1893-1983)
signed 'Miró' (lower right); dated and inscribed '4.VII.76 Personnage' (on the reverse)
oil and gouache on cardboard with grattage
32 1/8 x 22 7/8 in. (81.5 x 58 cm.)
Painted on 4 July 1976
The artist's estate; sale in aid of the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, Palma de Majorca, Sotheby's, Madrid, 9 December 1986, lot 32.
Acquired at the above sale; sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 February 2004, lot 520.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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J. Dupin & A. Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miró, Catalogue raisonné. Paintings, vol. VI, 1976-1981, Paris, 2004, no. 1756 (illustrated p. 61).
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