5 May 2004
Joan Miro (1893-1983)
signed and numbered 'Miró 2/2' (on the right side), and indistinctly stamped with the foundry mark of Fonderie Parellada, Barcelona (on the back)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 6¼ in. (16 cm.)
Conceived in 1969; this bronze version cast by 1973
Acquired by the present owner, circa 1985.
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A. Jouffroy and J. Teixidor, Miró sculptures, Paris, 1973, p. 201, no. 143 (illustrated).
A. Jouffroy and J. Teixidor, Miró sculptures, Paris, 1980, p. 235, no. 143 (illustrated).
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