Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 502

 
502
Joan Miró
Putaine, 1953.
Brush and India ink and color wax chalk
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 24,000
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 27.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Putaine. 1953.
Brush and India ink and color wax chalk.
Dupin/ Lelong-Mainaud 1485. Signed in lower right. On wove paper. 32.7 x 50.2 cm (12.8 x 19.7 in), size of sheet. [SM].

• Miró finds an inexhaustible source of inspiration in poetry.
• Drawing for Alfred Jarry's satirical piece "Ubu roi", which Miró examined several times in his work, in his typical, supposedly naive imagery .
- The monster Ubu is characterized by its grotesque and vulgar language, which is incorporated into the composition as a graphic element.
- From the collection of E. Tériade, art critic and publisher of artist books
.

With a photo expertise issued by the Association pour la défense de l'œuvre de Joan Miró (ADOM), Paris, dated March 7, 2003 (in copy).

PROVENANCE: Tériade, Paris.
J & P Fine Art, Zürich.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.

502
Joan Miró
Putaine, 1953.
Brush and India ink and color wax chalk
Estimate:
€ 20,000 / $ 24,000
Sold:
€ 22,500 / $ 27.000

(incl. 25% surcharge)