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Joan Miró

1960s Miró lithograph (derriere le miroir) , 1967

Lithograph
15 × 11 in
38.1 × 27.9 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
$250
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Lot 180
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Vintage Miró Lithograph
Portfolio: Derriere Le Miroir
Published by: Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1967

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Vintage Miró Lithograph
Portfolio: Derriere Le Miroir
Published by: Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1967

Lithograph in colors. 1967.
11 x 15 inches.
Center fold-line as issued; otherwise very good condition.
Unsigned from an edition of unknown.
Excellent frame piece.

Offered by Lot 180 New York

Condition
Very good.
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
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Joan Miró
Spanish, 1893–1983
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Joan Miró rejected the constraints of traditional painting, creating works “conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness,” as he once said. Widely considered one of the leading Surrealists, though never officially part of the group, Miró pioneered a wandering linear style of Automatism—a method of “random” drawing that attempted to express the inner workings of the human psyche. Miró used color and form in a symbolic rather than literal manner, his intricate compositions combining abstract elements with recurring motifs like birds, eyes, and the moon. “I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music,” he said. While he prized artistic freedom, Miró revered art history, basing a series of works on the Dutch Baroque interiors of Hendrick Sorgh and Jan Steen. In turn, Miró has inspired many artists—significantly Arshile Gorky, whose bold linear abstractions proved a foundational influence on Abstract Expressionism.

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Lot 180
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Vintage Miró Lithograph
Portfolio: Derriere Le Miroir
Published by: Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1967

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Vintage Miró Lithograph
Portfolio: Derriere Le Miroir
Published by: Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1967

Lithograph in colors. 1967.
11 x 15 inches.
Center fold-line as issued; otherwise very good condition.
Unsigned from an edition of unknown.
Excellent frame piece.

Offered by Lot 180 New York

Condition
Very good.
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Price ranges of small prints by Joan Miró
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$250–$500
This work
$0
$5,250+
Joan Miró
Spanish, 1893–1983
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Joan Miró rejected the constraints of traditional painting, creating works “conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness,” as he once said. Widely considered one of the leading Surrealists, though never officially part of the group, Miró pioneered a wandering linear style of Automatism—a method of “random” drawing that attempted to express the inner workings of the human psyche. Miró used color and form in a symbolic rather than literal manner, his intricate compositions combining abstract elements with recurring motifs like birds, eyes, and the moon. “I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music,” he said. While he prized artistic freedom, Miró revered art history, basing a series of works on the Dutch Baroque interiors of Hendrick Sorgh and Jan Steen. In turn, Miró has inspired many artists—significantly Arshile Gorky, whose bold linear abstractions proved a foundational influence on Abstract Expressionism.

Joan Miró

1960s Miró lithograph (derriere le miroir) , 1967

Lithograph
15 × 11 in
38.1 × 27.9 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
$250
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