Miro in Ink
Original Lithograph, 1972, in colours, on Arches (watermarked) paper, with full margins, signed by the artist in pencil
Edition: EA (Artists proof). There were only 3 artists proofs and a signed and numbered edition of 70 plus 20 Hors Commerce copies.
Size: Paper size: 555 X 435 mms Image size: 255 x 355 mms
Printed by: Mourlot Freres,, Paris
Published by: XX siecle, Paris
Note: This was published for the book by Yvon Tailiandier entitled “Miro a L’Encre” which was made in a small limited edition.
Reference: “Joan Miro Lithographs” Volume IV (Catalogue Raisonne) - number 837
Patrick Cramer “Joan Miro : The Illustrated books” Number 161, page 398
Condition: In good condition with fresh colours
Provenance: Galerie Michel, Paris. The sale from which this came described the provenance as “Une Galerie Parisienne Historique” and this was no less then the truth. It was founded in 1912 by Robert Gustav Michel and was situated on the Quai Saint-Michel specialising in graphics by Modern Masters. The last owner, Francoise, sadly retired recently due to ill health