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JOAN MIRÓ 1893-1983
Montroig 1893-1983 Mallorca (Spanish)
Title: Composition I, from: The Grotesque Courtier | Le courtisan grotesque, 1974
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching with Aquatint in Colours and Carborundum on Japan Paper
Paper size: 41.3 x 58.4 cm. / 16.3 x 23 in.
Additional Information: This original etching with aquatint in colours and carborundum is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Miró” at lower right corner.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 12, at the lower left corner.
It was printed by Lacourière, Paris, in 1974 in a total edition of 110 impressions. There were also a ten Hors Commerce [Out of Trade] proofs aside the regular edition.
Our impression belongs to the suite of 12 deluxe printed on Japanese Paper. The suite was published by Legré Ilaizd, Paris.
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Deaccessioned.
Literature: Dupin, J. (1991). Miró Engraver, Vol. III 1973-1975. Paris: Éditeur Daniel Lelong.
Reference: Dupin 661
2. Cramer, P. (1989). Miró: Catalogue des Livres Ilustrées. Paris: Edition Cramer.
Reference: Cramer 182
Condition: Excellent condition.