Joan Miró Etching: Passage de L’Egyptienne n7 (Passage of the Egyptian)
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Medium: Original Etching, 1985, on Rives paper, in colours, an unsigned proof
Edition: There were 10 copies on rives with an additional suite 0f 13 on Japan Hodomura paper, signed and numbered.
There were 15 copies on pearl japan, signed and numbered.
There were 121 copies on rives, signed and numbered.
Our piece, unsigned and not numbered, comes from a small number of nominal copies reserved for friends and artisans of the book.
Printed by: Atelier Morning, Paris.
Published by: RLD Paris, 1985.
Reference: Dupin : “Miro Engraver” Volume IV (Catalogue Raisonne) – number 1188 (Page 165) Cramer: “Joan Miro, The Illustrated books” Number 257, pages 624/7.
Condition: In good condition with fresh colour.
This was part of a series of 26 Lithographs made to accompany the book of the same name. It was published by Andre Pierre de Mandiargues and included a suite of 20 Original etchings by Joan Miro of which this is one.
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