JOAN MIRÓ 1893-1983
Montroig 1893-1983 Mallorca (Spanish)
Title: The Great Thinker | Le penseur puissant, 1969
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching, Drypoint and Aquatint in Colours with Carborundum on Arches Wove Paper
Paper size: 106 x 68 cm. / 41.7 x 26.7 in.
Additional Information: This original etching, drypoint and aquatint with carborundum is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Miró” in the lower right image.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 75, in the lower left image. There were also a small number of hors commerce [out of trade] impressions.
It was printed in a limited edition of 75 signed and numbered impressions by Morsang, Paris, in 1969 and it was published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris in the same year.
The paper bears the Arches watermark in the upper left margin.
Galerie Aix, Stockholm. Acquired 1970/71.
Bukowski Auctions, Stockholm, Modern Autumn auction 2004, cat no 438.
Private collection, Stockholm.
Literature: Dupin, J. (1989). Miró Engraver, Vol. II 1961-1973. Paris: Éditeur Daniel Lelong.
Reference: Dupin 514
Condition: Excellent condition. Remnants of hinging, verso.