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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.

Edition:  16/60

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”

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