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

Title: Trace on Water | Tracé sur l’eau, 1963

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Portfolio with one Hand Signed and Numbered Aquatint on Rives Wove Paper and 14 watercolours offsets on Onion Skin Marais Paper

Paper size: 28.6 x 71 cm. / 11.2 x 27.9 in.
Image size: 20.5 x 58 cm. / 8 x 22.8 in.

Additional Information: This original 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 100, at the lower left margin. It was printed in a limited edition of 100 signed and numbered impressions on wove paper.
The aquatint was printed by Maeght, Levallous-Perret.

This portfolio also contains 14 watercolour offsets printed on Marais onion skin paper in the workshops of Maeght Publisher. The watercolours were realised by hand on a lithographic press with their original dimensions and on the same paper.
The portfolio itself is also hand signed in red pencil “Miró” on the justification page.

Literature:
1. Dupin, J. (1989). Miró Engraver, Vol. II 1961-1973. Paris: Éditeur Daniel Lelong.
Reference: Dupin 350.
2. Cramer, P. (1989). Joan Miró the Illustrated Books: Catalogue Raisonné. Geneva: Cramer.
Reference: Cramer 82