Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983)
Danseuse Créole, 1978, edition of 50 plus proofs, published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris, printed by Morsang, Paris (Dupin, 1003). Signed "Miró" in pencil l.r., numbered "43/50" in pencil l.l. Color etching and aquatint on paper, plate size 45 x 29 in. (114.2 x 73.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Pale staining to image l.l., minor handling creases (most prominent to edge of image l.l.), not examined out of frame.
Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.
Framed dimensions: 62 3/4 x 45 1/2 inches. Five inch horizontal crease to l.l. quadrant, three inch handling crease l.r. quadrant. Due to the size and nature of the work (and to reduce risk of handle marks and creases) the work has only been opened along the lower edge of the work. Both of the side and lower edges are deckled. The full width of the sheet is 30 1/2 inches. It is NOT laid down. There is pale mat burn, plus gentle toning to the image within thearea of the mat opening.
The corners of the frame are loose and need repair.
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