Joan Miro (1893 - 1983)
Title: Miró lithographe I (Maeght 860)
Medium: Original Lithograph in colours, 1972 Velin Rives (watermarked) paper, signed by the artist in pencil
Reference: Maeght Editeur “Joan Miro Lithographe” volume IV, Catalogue Raisonne Number 860
Patrick Cramer “Joan Miro, The Illustrated Books” Number 160
Published by: Alain C Mazo, Paris
Printed by: Mourlot Impremeur, Paris
Edition: LXIV/LXXX - From the signed and numbered edition of 80 copies made with large margins, numbered in Roman numerals
Size: 500 x 320 mms (Image size) 615 x 448 mms (Paper size)
Note: This was published for volume 1 of the Maeght Catalogue raisonee of Miro Lithographs,
Condition: In very good condition.
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.