05-10-2019 05-10-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3248B Boston
May 10, 2019 10:00AMCalender

After Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983) Le chien bleu

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3248B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 10, 2019 10:00AM


After Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983)

Le chien bleu, 1958-59, edition of 300, published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris, printed by Atelier Crommelynck, Paris (Maeght, 1714). Signed "Miró" in pencil l.r., numbered "26/300" in pencil l.l., printer's dry stamp l.l. Color etching and aquatint on cream Rives paper with watermark, plate size 24 1/4 x 19 in. (61.5 x 48.3 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges to three sides, toning, mat burn, pinholes to upper corners, tape/residue along upper edge and tops of side edges recto, handling creases.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

The sheet measures 32 2/4 x 25 inches, and has a thinned spot near the loer left corner recto (perhaps from the removal of an old hinge or similar) and residue from old hinges to the left edge verso.

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Joan Mir, Crommelynck, Economy, Media technology, Pencil, Printing, Stationery, Watermark, Paris