Joan Miro (1893 – 1983)
Title: Barb 1 (s.8653)
Medium: Original Etching with Carborundum in colours, 1987, on Pearl Japan paper, signed with a stamp signature (as issued)
Size: 660 x 500 mms (paper size); 280 x 220 mms (Image size)
Note: This comes from a series of works for which the plates were made during the lifetime if the artist but were published after his death. There were 4 in the suite entitled BARB 1 to BARB IV.
Publisher: Taller 46, Barcelona, Spain.
There were 8 copies on Arches paper, stamped, marked P/A and numbered 1/8 to 8/8
75 copies on Arches, Numbered and stamped.
25 copies on Pearl Japan, stamped, numbered I/XXV to XXV/XXV (From which our example comes)
4 copies on pearl Japan, stamped, marked I/IV to IV/IV
Reference: Jacques Dupin “Miro Engraver” Volume IV, 1976 – 1983 Number 1221 (Page 178)
Authentification: This is stamped verso : “Gravure Original certified Authenthentique. Pour la succession Miro, Emilio F Miro (Joan Miro’s son) and signed by him.
Printed by: Joan Barbara, Taller 46, Barcelona, Spain.