Joan Miro - Les Scarabees


The Beetles

Original colour wash, etching and aquatint, 1978, on Arches paper, signed by the artist in pencil

Published by : Maeght éditeur, Paris,

Printed by: Morsang, Paris

Condition: Good

Edition: 30. There were also 10 HC copies.

Reference: Dupin, Jacques. Miró Engraver, vol. IV , Rizzoli: New York, 1989. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 1022
Size: Image: 210 x 420 mms ; Paper size 460 x 635 mms

Note: This was part of a series of works which Miro made depicting various animals some of which we have recently acquired including:

Dupin 1026 Le Souriceau (The Small Mouse)

Dupin 1018 Les Scarabees (The Beetles)

Dupin 1015 La Musaraigne (The shrew)

Dupin 1022 La Rainette (The Frog)


  1. Martin Galleries, United States
  2. South Florida deceased Estate.

Category Joan Miro