Joan miró, color lithography from “ Derriere le Miroir” Femme et Oiseau dans la Tourmente

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Joan miró, color lithography from “ Derriere le Miroir” Femme et Oiseau dans la Tourmente

- Women and Bird in Torment.


Hand signed in pencil


Printed by Maeght, Paris. Published by Maeght Éditeur, 1967


Size 38.5 cm x 29 cm



Joan Mirò, DERRIERE LE MIROIR 164/165

DELUXE EDITION in 150 copies HAND SIGNED by Jan Mirò
L'Oiseau Solaire, L'Oiseau Lunaire, Etincelles
Paris, Adrien Maeght Editeur, 1967 - 1st Edition
EIGHT ORIGINAL COLOR LITHOGRAPHS by Mirò on thick handmade Velin de Rives paper:
five single-page (including the front and back covers), two double-page and a magnificent triple page fold out.
One of 150 numbered copies, hand signed in the colophon by Mirò
A wonderful production in folio, 38,5 x 29,0, pp. 25


Joan Miró i Ferrà (20 April 1893 – 25 December 1983) was a Catalan painter, sculptor and ceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró, was established in his native city of Barcelona in 1975, and another, the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, was established in his adoptive city of Palma in 1981.


Earning international acclaim, his work has been interpreted as Surrealism but with a personal style, sometimes also veering into Fauvism and Expressionism. He was notable for his interest in the unconscious or the subconscious mind, reflected in his re-creation of the childlike. His difficult-to-classify works also had a manifestation of Catalan pride. In numerous interviews dating from the 1930s onwards, Miró expressed contempt for conventional painting methods as a way of supporting bourgeois society, and declared an "assassination of painting" in favour of upsetting the visual elements of established painting.