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JOAN MIRÓ 1893-1983
Montroig 1893-1983 Mallorca (Spanish)

Title: Composition III, from: A few Flowers for Friends | Quelques fleurs pour des amis, 1964

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph in Colours on Japan Nacré Paper

Paper size: 41 x 32.5 cm. / 16.1 x 12.8 in.

Additional Information: This original lithograph in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Miró” at the lower right corner.
It is also hand numbered and inscribed in pencil from the ten hors commerce [out of trade] impressions with Roman numerals, at the lower left image.
The standard edition was of 75 hand signed and numbered impressions.
It was printed by Fernand Mourlot, Paris and published by Société Internationale d’Art XXe Siècle, Paris in 1964.
Our composition is the third of four subjects created for portfolio Quelques fleurs pour des amis [A few Flowers for Friends].

Literature:
1. Mourlot, F. & Leiris, M. (1977). Joan Miró: Der Lithograph, Vol. III 1964-1969. Geneva: Weber.
Reference: Mourlot 341
2. Cramer, P. (1989). Miró: Catalogue des Livres Ilustrées. Paris. Edition Cramer.
Reference: Cramer 92

Condition: Excellent condition. Very soft handling creases at the upper sheet edges.