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Title: Le Lezard aux plumes d’or – Arc-en-ciel (Maeght 818)

Medium: Original lithograph, 1971, in colours on
Rives paper with the watermarked signature of the artist, (Not hand signed), with folding leaves of the book)

Size: image size 340 x 478 mms – single sheet References:
Patrick Cramer “The Illustrated Books” Number 148, page 370 ; Mourlot 789-828

Maeght: “Joan Miro Lithographe” – Volume IV – num-
ber 818
Edition: There was an unsigned edition as follows:
170 on Rives paper with a watermark signature of the artist (from which our example comes 30 examples, numbered 1/20 and I to X, with suites on parchment and Japan

20 examples numbered 21/40 with a suite of 13 lithographs of Japon kochi paper, numbered and signed
120 examples numbered 41/150 and XII to XX
There were also 50 examples, with large margins, on Japon nacre paper and 50 on Rives with the watermark of the artist, numbered and signed.

Note: This was part of a series of 15 Lithographs which Miro made for the poet Louis Broder. Printed by: Mourlot Imprimeur, Paris, France
Published by: Broder Editeur, Paris, France
Provenance:

  1. 1)  Brodeur Editeur, Paris, France
  2. 2)  German Dealer (who purchased direct from the above)
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