Joan Miro (1893 – 1983)
Title: La Bague d’ Aurore (s.8787)
The ring of dawn.
Medium: Original Etching with Aquatint, 1957, in colours , on Rives paper, with full margins, signed by the artist in pencil.
There were also 17 examples made on Japan and 10 artists proofs on Rives numbered EA 1/EA 10. There were also several other proofs made and decompositions on different papers and parchment.,
Size: Image size: 140 x 115 mms ; Paper size 284 x 376 mms
Printed by: Crommelynck et Dutrou, Paris, France
Published by: Louis Broder, , Paris
References: Jacques Dupin “Miro Graveur” Volume I – number 139, page 114
Patrick Cramer “Joan Miro: The Illustrated books” Number 45, pages 132/133
Condition: In very good condition with nice fresh colours.
Note: This served to illustrate a book by Rene Creve which was made in an edition of 130. Miro was asked to illustrate the book and made in total 23 plates of which 6 were chosen for the book. 22 plates were published and entitled “ La suite “La Bague d’Aurore”