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

Title: Composition V, from: The Perseids | Les pérseides, 1970

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph in Colours on Arches Wove Paper

Paper size: 66 x 51 cm. / 26 x 20.1 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 in pencil from the edition of 75 at the lower left corner. There were also 15 artist’s proofs aside from the standard edition.
It was printed by Fernand Mourlot, Paris and published by Louis Broder, Paris in 1970.
This subject was originally one of a collection of three titles to have been published together by Louis Broder. Regrettably, the project was not realised in its entirety due to the death of Louis Broder.
The Arches paper bears the watermark LB, the initials of the publisher.

Provenance: Fernand Mourlot (1895 – 1988) Fernand Mourlot was the director of Mourlot Studios and founder of Editions Mourlot.
Nicole Bordas, daughter of Fernand Mourlot

Literature: Mourlot, F. & Leiris, M. (1982). Joan Miró: Der Lithograph, Vol. IV 1969-1972. Geneva: Weber.
Reference: Mourlot 660

Condition: Excellent condition.