Joan Miro (1893 - 1983)
Title: Le Coq de Bruyere
The Cock of Bruyere
Medium: Original Etching & Aquatint , 1975 , in colours, On Arches paper with the Maeght watermark signed by the artist in pencil
Size: Paper size: 70 x 45 cms; Plate size 43.5 x 18 cms
Published by: Maeght, Paris
Printed by: Morsang, Paris
Note: Le Coq de Bruyere was a novel by Michel Tournier.
Michel Tournier (1924 − 2016), author of the novel “Le Coq de Bruyere, was a French writer and a friend of the artist. . He won awards such as the Grand Prix du roman de i’Academie Francis in 1967. His inspirations included traditional German culture, Religion and the philosophies of Gaston Bachard . He resided in Choisel and was a member of the Academy Gincourt. His autobiography has been translated and published as The Wind Spirit (Beacon Press, 1988). He was on occasion in contention for the Nobel price in literature
Condition: In very good condition.
Reference: Jaques Dupin “Miro Engraveur” (Catalogue Raisonne) - Volume III - Number 736Authentification: The work has a certificate of authenticity verso, written in pencil by hand, by the Miro Foundation, Barcelona. This alone costs €350 to obtain