5 February 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE ITALIAN COLLECTOR
Joan Miró (1893-1983)
Composition pour Le lézard aux plumes d'or
signed and dated 'Miro IX/63.' (lower left)
gouache, watercolour, pen and India ink, brush and ink and ink wash on paper
14 x 19 5/8 in. (35.4 x 50.3 cm.)
Executed in September 1963
Galleria Tonelli, Milan.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Jacques Dupin, dated Paris, 2 mai 2000.
This work is the original composition for the lithograph in Miro's portfolio Le lézard aux plumes d'or (1971).
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