6 November 2013
Joan Miro (1893-1983)
Tête et oiseau
signed and numbered 'Miró 3/6' (on the right side of the head); inscribed with foundry mark 'Parellada' (on the side of the base)
bronze with gray, green and brown patina
Height: 50¾ in. (129 cm.)
Conceived in 1981
Pierre and Maria Gaetana Matisse Foundation, New York.
Gerald Peters, Santa Fe (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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