2 February 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
Joan Miró (1893-1983)
A la lueur de la lune le soleil couchant nous caresse
signed 'Miró' (lower centre); dated '1952' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
5 5/8 x 7¼ in. (14.3 x 18.3 cm.)
Painted in 1952
Galerie Maeght, Paris (no. 9134).
Acquired from the above by the father of the present owner circa 1960.
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J. Dupin, Miró, Paris, 1961, no. 800 (illustrated p. 561).
J. Dupin, Joan Miró, Catalogue raisonné, vol. III, Paintings, 1942-1955, Paris, 2001, no. 913 (illustrated p. 191).
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