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La Porte (Objet)

Artist:
Artwork:
La Porte (Objet)
Size:
93 x 59.7 cm
Medium :
Painted wood, metals, turkey feathers and other found objects
Creation Year:
1931
Marks
Signed 'Miro' (center right)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Claude Hersaint, Paris (presumably acquired from the artist)Mr. & Mrs. William N. Copley, Longpont-sur-Orge & New York (by at least 1964 and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 17, 1978, lot 71); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition History :
London, The Arts Council of Great Britain, Hayward Gallery, Dada and Surrealism Reviewed, 1978, no. 11.27a, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Table moustache and as dating from 1927 with incorrect measurments); New York, Museum of Modern Art, Joan Miro Retrospective, 1993-94, no. 97, illustrated in color in the catalogue; Valencia, IVAM Centre Julio Gonzalez, El objecto surrealista, 1997

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2015-11-04
Lot Number :
37
Low Estimate :
$15,000,000[-22%]*
High Estimate :
$20,000,000[-41%]*
Hammer Price :
$11,750,000
Sold For :
$13,410,000*