8 February 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
Joan Miró (1893-1983)
Femmes et oiseaux devant la lune
inscribed 'Femmes et oiseaux devant la lune' (lower left)
gouache and brush and India ink on paper
12¼ x 9½ in. (31 x 24 cm.)
Executed circa 1950
Curt Valentin, New York (no. 15346).
James Goodman, New York.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 5 December 1978, lot 176.
Acquired by the present owner in the late 1970s.
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