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Femme Et Oiseaux

Joan Miro-Femme Et Oiseaux-1940

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Femme Et Oiseaux
38 x 46 cm
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Gouache and oil wash on paper
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Signed miro (lower left); signed joan miro, titled and dated varengeville s/mer 13/iv/1940 on the reverse
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Artwork Details :
Executed in Varengeville-sur-Mer on 13th April 1940
Provenance :
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York; Mr & Mrs Lee Ault, New York (acquired from the previous in 1946); Mrs Hildegard Ault Helm (Mrs Rolf Tjeder), East Hampton (acquired from the previous by 1958); Mr & Mrs Jan Mitchell, New York (acquired by 1964); Mr & Mrs Michael Helm (sold: Sotheby’s, New York, 22nd October 1980, lot 83); Joseph Wolpe Fine Arts, South Africa (purchased at the previous sale); Gillian M. Menter, Illinois (sold: Sotheby’s, London, 26th June 1984, lot 47); Private Collection, Europe (purchased at the previous sale);Thomas Ammann Fine Arts, Zurich; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1987
Exhibition History :
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Joan Miro, 1945, no. 7; London, Tate Gallery & Zurich, Kunsthaus, Joan Miro, 1964, no. 170;New York, Acquavella Galleries, Joan Miro, 1972, no. 40, illustrated in colour in the catalogue;Zurich, Kunsthaus & Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Joan Miro, 1986-87, no. 124, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Joan Miro: A Retrospective, 1987, no. 107, illustrated in colour in the catalogue;Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia; Barcelona, Fundacio Joan Miro & New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Joan Miro. Campo de estrellas, 1993-94, no. 67 (in Madrid); no. 179 (in Barcelona); no. 163 (in New York), illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Ornament und Abstraktion, 2001, no. 126; Basel, Fondation Beyeler & Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection, Calder, Miro, 2004-05, no. 123, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; London, Tate Modern; Barcelona, Fundacio Joan Miro & Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Joan Miro: The Ladder of Escape, 2011-12, no. 98, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; New York, Acquavella Galleries, Miro: Constellations, 2017

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