Peinture-Poeme (Bonheur Daimer Ma Brune)
Artist: Joan Miro
Artwork: Peinture-Poeme (Bonheur Daimer Ma Brune)
Size: 73 x 92 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1925
Marks: Inscribed 'Bonheur d'aimer ma brune' (upper left); signed and dated 'Miro 1925' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Raymond Queneau, Neuilly-sur-Seine (acquired from the artist and until at least 1963); Galerie Tarica, Paris; Acquired from the previous by the family of the late owner, by 1975
Exhibition history: Paris, Musee national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Joan Miro, June-November 1962, p. 29, no. 31; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Elan Vital oder das Auge des Eros, May-August 1994, p. 563, no. 453 (illustrated in color, fig. 108); Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Miro, June-November 1997, p. 42, no. 11 (illustrated in color, p. 43); Stockholm, Moderna Museet and Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum, Joan Miro: Creator of New Worlds, May 1998-January 1999, no. 13 (illustrated in color); Koblenz, Ludwig Museum, Deutschland-Frankreich, Dialoge der Kunst im XX. Jahrhundert, September-November 1999, p. 249, no. 43 (illustrated in color, p. 132); Vienna, Kunstforum Wien, Miro. Spater Rebell, March-June 2001, p. 86, no. 3 (illustrated in color, p. 87); Paris, Galerie Nationale du Grand Palais and Barcleona, Museu Picasso, Paris Barcelone: De Gaudi a Miro, October 2001-May 2002, p. 418 (illustrated in color); Dusseldorf, Museum Kunstpalast, Joan Miro: Snail Woman Flower Star, July-October 2002, p. 234, no. 11 (illustrated in color, p. 134); Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Art and Utopia, Limited Action, June-September 2004, p. 398, no. 412 (illustrated in color, p. 175); Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona and Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao Paris i els surrealistes, February-September 2005, p. 182 (illustrated in color)

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Date: 2019-05-13
Lot Number: 47A
Low Estimate: $5000000 [-9%]
High Estimate: $8000000 [-43%]
Hammer Price: $4500000
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