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Joan Miró

Le Lézard aux Plumes d'Or, 1971

Lithograph on Mother-Pearl Japan Paper
14 × 19 7/10 in
35.5 × 50 × 0.1 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Le lézard aux plumes d'or is a wonderful colored lithograph on mother-of-pearl Japan paper of …

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Hand signed.
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Belongs to the Series "Le Lézard aux Plumes d'Or"
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Fernand Mourlot, Louis Broder, 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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Le lézard aux plumes d'or is a wonderful colored lithograph on mother-of-pearl Japan paper of the homonym series realized by Joan Miró in 1971. Signed in pencil on the lower right corner. Printed by Mourlot, Paris, and published by Louis Broder, Paris. Edition of 80 prints. "H.C." is written in pencil on …

Medium
Print
Signature
Hand signed.
Series
Belongs to the Series "Le Lézard aux Plumes d'Or"
Publisher
Fernand Mourlot, Louis Broder, 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

Le Lézard aux Plumes d'Or, 1971

Lithograph on Mother-Pearl Japan Paper
14 × 19 7/10 in
35.5 × 50 × 0.1 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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