Joan Miro - Le Marteau sans maitre


Original Etching with aquatint 1976, in colours, on Arches wove our iil paper, signed by the artist in pencil

Size: Paper size: 440 x 675 mms; Plate Size : 280 x 225 mms ;

Reference: Jacques Dupin “Miro Graveur” (Catalogue Raisonne ) ( Volume IV, pages 34/40) Number 946 ; Patrick Cramer “Joan Miro, The Illustrated Books” - Number 216 (pages 532/5)

Edition:   HC of 25 - There was a total signed edition of 215 proofs consisting of:

25 Hors Commerce proofs, marked HC and numbered from 1 to 25 (From which our example comes), 125 proofs numbered from 1 to 125,15 Exemplaires de Chapelle for collaborators,

50 proofs, numbered from I to L, with a suite of 26 etchings on Japan Nacre paper

Printed by: Morning, Paris

Publisher: Le Vent d’Arles, Paris, 1976

Note: The etching was published in the page book “Le Marteaux sans Maitre” by Rene Char in 1976. It came in a portfolio of 26 etchings all printed in colours.