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JOAN MIRO 1893-1983
Montroig 1893-1983 Mallorca (Spanish)

Title: The Water Carrier IV / Le Porteur d'Eau IV, 1962

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Aquatint on Rives paper

Paper Size: 56 x 75.3 cm / 22 x 29.6 in

Additional Information: This Original Aquatint is hand signed in pencil by the artist "Miro" in the lower right. It is also numbered in pencil "37/75" in the lower left.
It was printed in a limited edition of 75 signed and numbered impressions in 1962 plus a few hors commerce proofs by Maeght, Levallois-Perret. It was published the same year by Maeght Editeur, Paris.
From 1962 to 1964 Miro created a series of six aquatints using the same aquatint plate for the central motif. He then enhanced each version by different additions: dry point, more aquatints, colours and different paper sizes.

Literature: Dupin, Jacques, Lelong-Mainaud, Ariane. 2001. Miró Engraver: 1961-1973, Vol. II. Paris: Lelong/Alan Wofsy Fine Arts.
Reference: Dupin 340

Condition: Good Condition. Some tape remains verso and very light minor handling creases.
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JOAN MIRO Hand Signed Aquatint Spanish 1962 Abstract

Estimate $4,500 - $6,500May 28, 2013
Starting Price $2,700
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