Joàn Miró

showing item 1 of 1
|

Joàn Miró, 1893-1983

The Dogs. Els Gossos. No VIII.

1979

Original etching with aquatint and textural open-bite in colours. 1979. Signed in pencil. Numbered from the edition of 30. (There were also 15 proofs). Etched in the artist’s studio. Printed at the studio of Joàn Barbarà, Barcelona. Edition issued by Galerie Maeght Barcelona. No VIII in the series: ‘Els Gossos – The Dogs’ 1979.

 

Ref: Dupin: Miró Graveur no 1104.

 

Note: The dramatic large scale of the etching plates that Miró was able to use in the late 1970’s and the extreme invention and energy with which he worked the plate surface make his etchings of this period amongst the most exciting of his long oeuvre. The complications of printing them,  bringing out the extraordinary range of fine strokes and tones which animate the whole plate surface and then keeping the ink colours in balance over the surface, meant that he could only print very small editions.

 

Superb impression with dramatic colour and inking. Outstandingly fine condition. On pale cream wove Arches paper. Worked to the full sheet size using an oversize plate.

Sheet: 1160 x 735mm.

Price on Application
 
 
 
x

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Notice

Message: Undefined variable: t_and_c_heading

Filename: items/item_view.php

Line Number: 303

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Notice

Message: Undefined variable: t_and_c_text

Filename: items/item_view.php

Line Number: 304

Press ESCAPE, Click on X (right-top) or Click Out from the popup to close the popup!