Joan Miró lithography 1981, hand signed in pencil, without title. "Lithographs Volume IV"

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Joan Miró lithography 1981, hand signed in pencil, without title.  "Lithographs Volume IV"


Size 32 x 26 cm
Size framed , aluminum 46 x 39 cm, between 2 glasses.

This original lithographie appartient à la series of 6 original lithographies specially created by Joan MIRO for the portfolio "Lithographs Volume IV" published by Maeght Editions in 1981, and regrouped the work carried out in lithographie by MIRO between 1969 and 1972.

Reference officiellement sous le n° 1259 in the catalog raisonné "Joan Miro Lithographe" by Fernand Mourlot.


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.