Description & Technical information

Sala Gaspar was an important gallery in Barcelona famous for exhibiting the avant-garde works by Pablo Picasso, Georges Braques, Alexander Calder and Joan Miró. The present work is the original which was used as the cover of the portfolio "Les Essències de la Terra" published by Sala Gaspar in 1968. In this book of medieval poetry in Catalan, Miró also executed many colourful illustrations.

This original painting by Joan Miró is available for sale.

Date:  Executed in 1968
Period:  20th century
Origin:  SPG
Medium: Oil on canvas
Signature: Signed lower left, Miró

Dimensions: 53 x 40.5 cm (20⁷/₈ x 16⁰/₁ inches)
Provenance: Sala Gaspar, Barcelona
Lidchi Art Gallery, Johannesburg
Private collection, South Africa, by whom acquired from the above circa 1968.
Literature: Jacques Dupin, Ariane Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miró. Catalogue raisonné. Paintings 1958-1968, vol. IV, 2002, no. 1328, p. 258 (illustrated).
Exhibitions: Johannesburg, Lidchi Art Gallery, Picasso / Miró, March 1969
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints