Peinture
Artist: Joan Miro
Artwork: Peinture
Size: 130 x 96.8 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1933
Marks: Signed Joan Miro and dated 5.6.33. on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted on 5th June 1933
Provenance: Andre Lefevre, Paris; Perls Galleries, New York (acquired by 1966); Mr & Mrs Alexander Calder, Sache; Galerie Maeght, Paris; Galerie Maeght, New York; Private Collection, Madrid (acquired by 1985. Sold: Sotheby's, New York, 11th November 1999, lot 134); Purchased at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Georges Bernheim, Dernieres oeuvres de Joan Miro, 1933; New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Joan Miro, 1933-34, no. 10 (titled Composition); Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Collection Andre Lefevre, 1964, no. 199 (titled Composition); New York, Perls Galleries, Twenty-One Major Acquisitions, 1966, no. 13, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Composition); Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art & Kyoto, National Museum of Modern Art, Joan Miro Exhibition - Japan, 1966, no. 40, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (with incorrect measurements); Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Miro, 1968, no. 26, illustrated in the catalogue (with incorrect measurements); Barcelona, Ayuntamiento de Barcelona, Recinto del Antiguo Hospital de la Santa Cruz, Miro, 1968-69, no. 29, illustrated in the catalogue (with incorrect measurements); Paris, Galeries Nationales d'Exposition du Grand Palais, Joan Miro, 1974, no. 43, illustrated upside-down in the catalogue (with incorrect measurements); Charleroi, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Picasso-Miro-Dali: Evocations d'Espagne, 1985, no. 17, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Zurich, Kunsthaus & Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Joan Miro, 1986-87, no. 81, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (with incorrect measurements); New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Joan Miro: A Retrospective, 1987, no. 65, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (with incorrect measurements)

Sotheby's London

Date: 2018-06-19
Lot Number: 22