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Joan Miró

Miró, Sculptor Italy, 1974

Color lithograph
7 9/10 × 15 1/2 in
20 × 39.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€275
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Hans den Hollander Prints
Gouda

Printer: La Polígrafa S.A., Barcelona
Edition size: 1500 on Guarro paper, signed in the stone
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Stone signed lower right
Publisher
La Polígrafa S.A., Barcelona
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, ‘Miró, Sculptor Italy’, 1974, Hans den Hollander Prints
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About the work
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Printer: La Polígrafa S.A., Barcelona
Edition size: 1500 on Guarro paper, signed in the stone
There was also a signed and numbered edition of 150

Medium
Print
Signature
Stone signed lower right
Publisher
La Polígrafa S.A., Barcelona
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

Miró, Sculptor Italy, 1974

Color lithograph
7 9/10 × 15 1/2 in
20 × 39.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€275
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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