JOAN MIRÓ 1893-1983
Montroig 1893-1983 Mallorca (Spanish)
Title: Pebble… from: Homage to Cassou | Caillou…Hommage à Cassou, 1975
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching and Aquatint in Colours on BFK Rives Wove Paper
Paper size: 38.4 x 56 cm. / 15.1 x 22 in.
Additional Information: This original etching and aquatint in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Miró” at the lower right image.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 115, in the lower left image.
It was published by Erker-Presse, St. Gallen in 1975 as part of the portfolio “Hommage à Cassou” [ Homage to Cassou”.
The left side of the sheet bears the text, and the right side bears the lithograph.
Jean Cassou (1897-1986) was a poet, art critic and writer as well as a member of the French Resistance. He was the first director of the National Museum of Modern Art, having regained his position in 1945 following his dismissal by the Vichy regime in 1940.
1. Dupin, J. (1991). Miró Engraver, Vol. IV 1976-1983. Paris: Éditeur Daniel Lelong. Reference: Dupin 1027
2. Cramer, P. (1989). Joan Miró – The Illustrated Books: Catalogue Raisonné. Geneva: Patrick Cramer
Reference: Cramer Books 247
Condition: Very good condition. The lower sheet edge slightly wavy.