Joan Miro (1893 - 1983)
Title: Par-Dessus la Hai
View over the Hedge
Medium: Original Etching & Aquatint , 1975 , in colours, On Arches paper with the Maeght watermark signed by the artist in pencil
Size: Paper size: 43.5 x 70 cms; Plate size 43.7 x 18 cms
Published by: Maeght, Paris
Printed by: Morsang, Paris
Note: This amusing small etching shows a small animal (Perhaps a dog) running towards a crescent moon - seen over the hedge.
The work is named after the famous novel by Madame de Stolz (1820 1898). Joan Miro was a great reader of French literature and obviously admired this work.
Condition: In verygood condition.
Reference: Jaques Dupin “Miro Engraveur” (Catalogue Raisonne) - Volume III - Number 736
Authentification: The work has a certificate of authenticity verso, written in pencil by hand, by the Miro Foundation, Barcelona. This alone costs €350 to obtain