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Lot No. 277

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Joan Miro

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    "Person And Bird (Galerie Maeght Exhibition,1948)"

    color lithograph on Maris paper,, 1948, signed by the artist,, from a few signed examples , Printed by Mourlot, Paris.Published by Galerie Maeght, Paris.

  • Condition:In very good condition overall, the colors fresh. In original period frame.
  • Sheet: 25 3/4 by 19 3/4 in. ( 65 x 50 cm.)
  • References: Recorded and illustrated in the standard text on the original lithographs of Miro by Mourlot, No.67; Corredor-Matheos, No. 4
  • Provenance: Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
  • Exhibitions: Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, 1978, with the original exhibition label on the support sheet.
  • Framing: Framed in accordance with accepted conservation standards, acid free mats and mounts, removable hinging.
  • Note: This highly anthropomorphic original lithograph was produced in conjunction with Miro's first one-man show at Gallerie Maeght in 1948. The work had lettering addedfor the general exhibition printing run (as here). Miro produced an editioned lithograph of 75 with some special artwork added to the area of the lettering as a separate project on Rives paper. Neither Mourlot's catalog or the catalog produced by Corredor-Matheos mentions signed examples of the poster variation however calling for a print run of 300. The Ulrich Museum catalog does mention a signed example. Very rare.
Estimates*
US $
Euro
UK pound
Swiss Fr
12000-16000
10920-14560
9840-13120
12120-16160

* Estimates do not include 25% buyer's premium (see Terms and Conditions). NR means no reserve (minimum bid $50 unless otherwise posted). Estimates in other currencies based on conversion rates of Euro: 0.91 , British Pound 0.82, Swiss Fr 1.01. All conversion values are approximate with the final cost determined in dollars.
workcode: jm-2001a-56