Title: Nous Avons
Fusses Medium: Original etching and aquatint, in colours, 1959, on Rives paper, signed by the artist in pencil
Published by: Louis Broder, Paris, pub.
Printed by: Crommelynck et Dutrou, Paris, France. Edition: 7/50. There was a total edition of 100 on various papers. Size: Plate size: 5 1/2 x 16 inches, Sheet size: 12 3/4 x 19 5/8 inches. References:
Jacques Dupin : Miro Graveur”, Volume 1, Number 251
Patrick Cramer: “Joan Miro, The Illustrated Books” Number 54, pages 154 - 156 Note: This was part of a suite of etchings entitled “Nous avons” which illustrated a work by Rene Char. Under the title “Fusees” the editors made a series of etchings with larger margins each being signed and numbered. Each portfolio has 15 etchings of which our present example is one.
Provenance: Maeght Editeur, Gallerie Adrien Maeght: Their label verso. Maeght was the main Gallery selling Miro’s works at this time making this an excellent provenance.
Condition: In Very Good Condition.