5 February 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Joan Miró (1893-1983)
Femme attrappant un oiseau
signed 'Miró' (lower right); titled and dated 'Femme attrappant un oiseau 6/IX/67 7/I/72.' (on the reverse)
watercolour, charcoal and coloured crayon on paper
25¼ x 20½ in. (64.2 x 52.1 cm.)
Executed in 1967-1972
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Acquavella Galleries, New York.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel (no. 13187).
Kunstkeller, Berne, by whom acquired from the above in September 1996. Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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