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Joan Miró, ‘Mirò Lithographe I - Plate XI’, 1972, Wallector
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Joan Miró

Mirò Lithographe I - Plate XI, 1972

Lithograph
13 2/5 × 10 1/5 in
34 × 26 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Original Lithograph. Not signed. Plate XI from the suite of 11 lithographs realized for the …

Original Lithograph. Not signed. Plate XI from the suite of 11 lithographs realized for the catalogue "Mirò Lithographe I" edited by Graphis Arte, Livorno and Toninelli Arte Moderna, Milano, in 1972. Perfect conditions.
Reference: Patrick Cramer, Joan Miró, catalogue raisonné des livres illustrés, Editeur …

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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.

Joan Miró, ‘Mirò Lithographe I - Plate XI’, 1972, Wallector
Joan Miró, ‘Mirò Lithographe I - Plate XI’, 1972, Wallector
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About the work
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Only Exhibition

Original Lithograph. Not signed. Plate XI from the suite of 11 lithographs realized for the …

Original Lithograph. Not signed. Plate XI from the suite of 11 lithographs realized for the catalogue "Mirò Lithographe I" edited by Graphis Arte, Livorno and Toninelli Arte Moderna, Milano, in 1972. Perfect conditions.
Reference: Patrick Cramer, Joan Miró, catalogue raisonné des livres illustrés, Editeur …

Medium
Print
Signature
Not signed.
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

Mirò Lithographe I - Plate XI, 1972

Lithograph
13 2/5 × 10 1/5 in
34 × 26 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Only Exhibition
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