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

Title: Women, Moon and Star | Femmes, lune et étoile, 1963

Technique: Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph in Colours on Rives Wove Paper

Paper size: 65.1 x 83.8 cm. / 25.6 x 33 in.
Image size: 49.6 x 32 cm. / 19.5 x 24.8 in.

Additional Information: This lithograph in colours 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 300, at the lower left margin.
It was printed and published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris, in 1963 in a limited edition of 300 signed and numbered impressions.
This lithograph is based on Miro’s oil painting of 1949 “Femmes, lune et etoile” (Women Moon and Star)
The paper bears the Rives watermark in the lower right corner and the blindstamp of the printer, publisher in the lower left corner.

Literature: Maeght (1957). Maeght Éditeur 1957: Illustrated Catalogue of Eaux-fortes et lithographies originales, Estampes à tirage limité, Affiches & Derrière le miroir. Paris: Maeght
Reference: Maeght 1726

Condition: Good condition. A 25 mm short tear in the centre of left sheet edge. Minor nicks at the sheet edge from previous mounting. A printer’s crease at the edge of the upper right composition and margin. The sheet lightly toned. Handling creases along the lower sheet edge. Minor moisture staining along the upper sheet edge. Remnants of hinging tape along the sheet edge, verso.