La Rose
Artist: Joan Miro
Artwork: La Rose
Size: 78.5 x 74.8 cm
Medium: Oil on board laid down on cradled panel
Creation year: 1916
Marks: Signed 'Miro.' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in Barcelona in 1916
Provenance: Pierre Loeb and Heinz Berggruen, Paris (13 February 1953); Galerie Maeght, Paris (acquired from the previous, 24 June 1953 and until April 1972); Private collection, Geneva (by 1982 and until at least 1990); Private collection, Paris; Stephen Hahn, New York; David Tunkle Fine Art, Los Angeles; Acquired from the previous by the late owner, 9 September 1996
Exhibition history: Barcelona, Galeries Dalmau, Exposicio Joan Miro, February-March 1918, no. 34; Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum; Stuttgart Wurttembergische Staatsgalerie and Berlin, Hausam Waldsee, Joan Miro, January-May 1954, no. 1 (titled Stillleben mit Flasche); Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Musem and Kunsthalle Basel, Joan Miro, January-April 1956, no. 2 (titled Nature morte a la bouteille and with incorrect support); Paris, Musee national d'art moderne, Joan Miro, June-November 1962, no. 2 (with incorrect support); Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art and Kyoto, National Museum of Modern Art, Joan Miro Exhibition, August-November 1966, p. 170, no. 6 (illustrated, p. 88; with incorrect support); Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght; Barcelona, Antic Hospital de la Santa Creu and Munich, Haus der Kunst, Miro, July 1968-May 1969, p. 57, no. 2 (illustrated, p. 90; with incorrect support); Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, Miro in America, April-June 1982, no. 1 (illustrated in color); Shinjuku, Grande Gallery Odakyu; Nagano, Shinano Museum of Fine Arts; Osaka, Hanshin Department Store Art Gallery; The Funabashi Seibu Museum of Arts; Miyagi Museum of Art and Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Retrospective Exhibition of Miro, April-September 1984, p. 37, no. 1 (illustrated in color); Charleroi, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Picasso, Miro, Dali, September-December 1985, p. 173, no. 1 (illustrated in color); Kunsthaus Zurich; Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle and New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Joan Miro: A Retrospective, November 1986-August 1987, p. 58, no. 2 (illustrated in color, p. 59); Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Joan Miro: Retrospective de l'oeuvre peint, July-October 1990, p. 16, no. 1 (illustrated in color, p. 17; with incorrect support); Paris, Musee national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Joan Miro: 1917-1934, March-June 2004, p. 378, no. 1 (illustrated; illustrated again in color, p. 96; with incorrect medium); Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Miro: La couleur de mes reves, October 2018-February 2019, pp. 33 and 293, no. 3 (illustrated in color, p. 33; with incorrect support)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-11
Lot Number: 54A
Low Estimate: $1000000
High Estimate: $1500000
Hammer Price: Not Sold