Daphnis et Chloe
Artist: Joan Miro
Artwork: Daphnis et Chloe
Size: Image 27.9 x 34.9, Sheet 33 x 50.5 cm
Medium: Drypoint, on Arches paper
Creation year: 1933
Marks: Signed, dated '9.11.33', numbered '1er etat 1/1' and dedicated 'a mon ami Marcoussis affectueusement'
Category: Prints
Artwork details : A presumably unique proof before the plate, not recorded in Dupin, engraved in Marcoussis' studio and printed at the Atelier Lacouriere, Paris, skinning in places in the left portion of the subject with associated touched in areas in the leg and arm of the left figure, soiling and tears in the margins
Provenance: Gifted by Joan Miro to Louis Marcoussis, and thence by direct decent

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-10-27
Lot Number: 1
Low Estimate: $8000 [-18%]
High Estimate: $12000 [-45%]
Hammer Price: $6500
Sold For: $8125