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Lot 75Joan Miro
Spanish, 1893-1983
Composition, 1949
Signed Miro and dated 1949 on the verso; also inscribed with instructions to the framer, verso
Black chalk over pencil with touches of green pastel on gray card
7 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches (18.8 x 24 cm)

Collection of the artist
Galerie Maeght, Paris
Le Bateau-Lavoir Gallery, Paris, purchased July 10, 1959

Jacques Dupin and Ariane Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miro: Catalogue Raisonne: Drawings, vol. 2, Paris, 2010, p. 180, no. 1172, illus.

C The Eileen & Herbert C. Bernard Collection

Sold for $19,000
Estimate $20,000-40,000

Generally good condition; hinged to the front mat with a single line of paper tape along the upper margin; pinholes each corner; mildly toned

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