10 May 2001
Joan Miró (1893-1983)
signed 'Miró' (lower right); signed again and dated 'Miró 1949' (on the reverse)
charcoal, brush and India ink and colored wax crayons on buff paper
5½ x 10 in. (14 x 25.5 cm.)
Drawn in 1949
Galerie Maeght, Paris.
William Rand, New York; sale, Christie's, New York, 19 February 1998, lot 54.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A photo-certificate from Jacques Dupin dated Paris, 5 January 1998 accompanies this drawing.
Spanning over 500 years of history, the collection of Indian jewels and jewelled objects sells for $109.3 million
Introducing the first auction in a series of three offering the collection of Paul Destribats, the Paris-based bibliophile