Joan MIRO (Spanish, 1893-1983)
Paroles Peintes V (Painted Lyrics V), 1975
Etching printed in black on hand-made Japon Nacré paper
Signed “Miro” in pencil in the lower right
Sheet: 15 1⁄4 x 11 inches (38.5 x 27.94 cm)
Executed in 1975, the present work is one of only two know signed proofs, outside of the edition of 30 of the 1st state in black, prior to the printing of the color aquatint and the final state.
Printed by Atelier Morsang, Paris and published O. Lazar-Vernet, Paris
In very fine condition, framed.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by Robert Dutrou, Paris
From the above by the present owner in the late 1990s
Reference: Dupin, Jacques. Miro Engravings, Volume III, no.827
Note: Robert Dutrou was printer at the Atelier Morsang and a close friend of Miró.