Original Lithograph in colours, 1972 on chamois coloured Arches (watermarked) paper, signed by the artist in pencil
Reference: Maeght Editeur “Joan Miro Lithographe” volume IV, Catalogue Raisonne Number 850
Patrick Cramer “Joan Miro, The Illustrated Books” Number 156
Published by: Alain C Mazo, Paris & Leon Amiel, New York
Printed by: Mourlot Impremeur, Paris
Edition: 50. There were also a number of proofs made on Japan nacre for collaborators and a number of proofs in black and white which were also signed. There was also an unsigned edition of 800 on smaller paper. The Maeght Catalogue (Volume IV) calls for an edition of 75. We have, however, found several examples of this print online in editions of 50 which appear to have the numbering in the same hand as ours.
Size: 360 x 439 mms
Note: This was published for the volume “Souvenirs et portraits d’artistes” in 1972, by the Masterprinter Fernand Mourlot and Jacques Prévert. In this work he discusses the many artists he had printed for over a long and distinguished career including Baudin, Braque, Brianchon, Bellmer, Buffet, Calder, Chagall, Cocteau, Colette, dali, Delvaux, Dubuffet, Dunoyer de Segonzac, Raoul Dufy, Derain, Estève, Fenosa, Giacometti, Guiramand, Jenkins, Lapicque, Le Corbusier, Léger, Lorjou, Manessier, Marino Marini, Masson, Matisse, Minaux, Miró, Picasso, Prévert, Rouault, Ben Shahn, Siqueiros, Sutherland, Terechkovitch, Utrillo, Van Dongen, Vasarely, Villon, L. de Vilmorin, Vlaminck, Wild et Wunderlich.