JOAN MIRÓ 1893-1983
Montroig 1893-1983 Mallorca (Spanish)
Title: Couple of Birds III | Couple d’Oiseaux III, 1966
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching and Aquatint in Colours on Mandeure Wove Paper
Paper size: 73.5 x 104.5 cm. / 28.9 x 41.1 in.
Image size: 58 x 92 cm. / 22.8 x 36.2 in.
Additional Information: This original etching and aquatint is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Miró” at the lower right margin.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 50, at the lower left margin. There were also a small number of hors commerce impressions.
It was printed in a limited edition of 50 signed and numbered impressions by Arte Adrien Maeght, Paris, in 1966 and it was published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris in the same year.
The paper bears the Canton de Mandeure watermark along the lower margin.
Literature: Dupin, J. (1991). Miró Engraver, Vol. III 1973-1975. Paris: Éditeur Daniel Lelong.
Reference: Dupin 416
Condition: Very good condition. Skilfully repaired tears along the lower sheet edge. Very pale, unobtrusive staining along the lower margin.