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Joan Miró

Lot 99

Le Dandy, 1969

Etching and aquatint with carborundum in colours, on Mandeure rag paper, with full margins.
29 7/10 × 23 in
75.5 × 58.5 cm
Edition 36/75
Phillips
Estimated value: £5,000–£7,000
Starting bid
£4,000

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I. 41.6 x 43.3 cm (16 3/8 x 17 in.)
S. 75.5 x 58.5 cm (29 3/4 x 23 in.)

Signature
Signed and numbered 36/75 in pencil (there were also some hors commerce impressions), published by Maeght, Paris, framed.
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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I. 41.6 x 43.3 cm (16 3/8 x 17 in.)
S. 75.5 x 58.5 cm (29 3/4 x 23 in.)

Signature
Signed and numbered 36/75 in pencil (there were also some hors commerce impressions), published by Maeght, Paris, framed.
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

Lot 99

Le Dandy, 1969

Etching and aquatint with carborundum in colours, on Mandeure rag paper, with full margins.
29 7/10 × 23 in
75.5 × 58.5 cm
Edition 36/75
Phillips
Estimated value: £5,000–£7,000
Starting bid
£4,000

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