Joan Miró Double-Page Color Lithograph From "Lithographs II"
Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893 – 1983)
Color lithograph on paper
Pulled from the catalogue raisonné Joan Miró: Lithographs II
Published by Léon Amiel, New York
Printed by Mourlot, Paris
Attribution label to the verso of frame
Maeght Éditeur, Joan Miró: Lithographs, figure 1042
Miró was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1893 and received his formal education at the Barcelona École des Beaux-Arts and the Académie Gali. He became friends with Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Ernest Hemingway, Max Ernst, and Paul Klee. Miró was accepted as a Surrealist in Paris with the recognition of some of the greatest artists of our times.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- vertical crease and small holes down the center of the print where the paper has been previously folded and bound; chips and area of flaked loss to the gold-toned gesso veneer at the upper left of frame.
- measurements of frame; visible image measures approximately 19.0" W x 12.5" H.