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JOAN MIRÓ 1893-1983
Montroig 1893-1983 Mallorca

Title: Figure and Bird | Personnage et Oiseau, 1948

Technique: Original Hand Signed, Dated and Inscribed Lithograph in Colours on BFK Rives Wove Paper

Paper size: 65.2 x 50.5 cm. / 25.7 x 19.9 in.

Additional Information: This original lithograph in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Miró” at the lower left image.
It is also hand numbered inscribed in pencil “épreuve d’essai” [artist’s proof], at the lower left corner.
Our impression is one of a small number of artist’s proofs before the standard edition of 75, with the lithographic registrations in the margins.
The work is further dated in pencil “Paris 17/12/48” below the signature.
It was printed in February and March 1948 by Arte Adrien Maeght, Paris and published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris.
The paper bears the BFK Rives watermark along the upper right margin.

Literature: Mourlot, F. & Leiris, M. (1972). Joan Miró: Der Lithograph, Vol. I 1930-1952. Geneva: Weber.
Reference: Mourlot 68

Condition: Excellent condition.