Joan Miró Color Lithograph Cover for "Derrière le Miroir," 1956
Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893 – 1983)
Untitled (cover), 1956
Color lithograph on paper
Signed in plate to the lower right
Cover from Derrière le Miroir, no. 87 – 89
Published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris
Printed by Mourlot Frères, Paris
Attribution label to the verso of frame
Patrick Cramer, Joan Miró: The Illustrated Books, no. 34
Miró was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1893 and received his formal education at the Barcelona Ecole des Beaux-Arts and the Academie Gali. He became friends with Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Ernest Hemingway, Max Ernst, and Paul Klee. Miró was accepted as a Surrealist in Paris with the recognition of some of the greatest artists of our times.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- vertical creases down the center of the print where the paper has been previously folded; faint toning and flecks of loose debris to print and paper.
- measurements of frame; visible image measures 21.25" W x 14.25" H.