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Joan Miró

Le Chasseur de Pieuvres, 1969

Etching, aquatint and carborundum
41 3/10 × 26 2/5 in
105 × 67 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
Wallector
Only Exhibition

This is an original etching, aquatint, and carborundum printed in colors on paper. Hand signed by …

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Hand signed by Joan Miró in pencil in the lower right margin.
Publisher
Paris, Maeght
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, ‘Le Chasseur de Pieuvres’, 1969, Wallector
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About the work
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Only Exhibition

This is an original etching, aquatint, and carborundum printed in colors on paper. Hand signed by Joan Miró in pencil in the lower right margin and numbered on the lower left. Edition of 75 prints.

Published by Maeght éditeur, Paris. Very good conditions. It represents an abstract scene.

While Joan Miró (1893-1983) …

Medium
Print
Signature
Hand signed by Joan Miró in pencil in the lower right margin.
Publisher
Paris, Maeght
Joan Miró
Spanish, 1893–1983
Follow

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

Le Chasseur de Pieuvres, 1969

Etching, aquatint and carborundum
41 3/10 × 26 2/5 in
105 × 67 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Only Exhibition
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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