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Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983) La Fronde

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2609B
Lot:
147
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983)

La Fronde, 1969, edition of 75 plus proofs, published by Maeght éditeur, Paris (Dupin, 501). Signed "Miró" in pencil (within the image) l.r., inscribed "H.C." in pencil (within the image) l.l. Color etching with aquatint and carborundum on paper, sheet size 41 3/4 x 27 1/2 in. (105.8 x 69.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Deckled edges, "floating" within the mat, gentle rippling, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.
Estimate $20,000-30,000

The work has not been removed from its frame, but the sheet is floating, and is rippled - most noticeably along the left and right margins. The is a tiny fox mark in the middle of the lower edge. There are a series of several parallel nicks/ creases (less than 1/4 in) to the right edge near the upper corner. There are two nicks to the deckles of the upper edge.

Keywords

Paris, Massachusetts, Dada, Etching

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