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Collage Painting

Artist:
Joan Miró (Spanish, Barcelona 1893–1983 Palma de Mallorca)
Date:
1934
Medium:
Sandpaper, gouache, mirror, and thread in wood box
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 x 9 1/8 in. (31.7 x 23 cm); wood box: 15 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (39.4 x 26 x 5.7 cm)
Classification:
Collages
Credit Line:
The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.456.147
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (on reverse): Joan Miro / 18/1/34
the artist (probably sold in April 1934 to Matisse); Pierre Matisse (probably 1934–d. 1989; stock no. 214); his widow, Maria-Gaetana Matisse, née von Spreti, New York (1989–d. 2001); Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Foundation (2002; gift to MMA)

Pierre Matisse Gallery. "Joan Miró, 1933–1934: Paintings, Tempera, Pastels," January 10–February 9, 1935, no. 9–13 [probably this picture].

Jacques Dupin. Joan Miró. Paris, 1961, pp. 248–49, [general relevance].

"Departmental Accessions." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Annual Report for the Year 2003–2004 (November 9, 2004), p. 20.

Sabine Rewald. The American Matisse: The Dealer, His Artists, His Collection. The Pierre and Maria-Gaetana Matisse Collection. New York, 2009, pp. 125–26, 165, ill. (color).



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