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Joan Miró

Femmes, 1948

Lithograph
25 2/5 × 18 9/10 in
64.5 × 48 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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"Femmes" is an original lithograph realized by Joan Mirò in 1948; hand signed, dated and …

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"Femmes" is an original lithograph realized by Joan Mirò in 1948; hand signed, dated and numbered in pencil. Edition of 50 prints published by Maeght, Paris and printed by Mourlot, Paris.

The lithograph is a typical Surrealist artwork realized by Mirò during his stay in Paris. In the space there are figures …

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Hand signed, dated and numbered in pencil.
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Maeght, Paris
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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"Femmes" is an original lithograph realized by Joan Mirò in 1948; hand signed, dated and …

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"Femmes" is an original lithograph realized by Joan Mirò in 1948; hand signed, dated and numbered in pencil. Edition of 50 prints published by Maeght, Paris and printed by Mourlot, Paris.

The lithograph is a typical Surrealist artwork realized by Mirò during his stay in Paris. In the space there are figures …

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Medium
Print
Signature
Hand signed, dated and numbered in pencil.
Publisher
Maeght, Paris
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

Femmes, 1948

Lithograph
25 2/5 × 18 9/10 in
64.5 × 48 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Only Exhibition
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