Joan Miró, Les forestiers (dark brown), 1958
Artist: Joan Miró, 1893-1983
Title: Les forestiers (dark brown),
Medium: Color aquatint on Rives BFK paper
Signature: Annotated by the artist in pencil
Description: A rare working proof before the edition of 75. Annotated “reprendre le bleu qui doit être plus lumineux” (resume the blue which must be brighter) by Miró in pencil. In the printmaking process, the artist works with his trusted printer to achieve the optimum results for each artwork. Here we see Miró giving instructions to his printmaker Crommelynck regarding the coloring. Printed by Crommelynck et Dutrou and published by Maeght, Paris. With full margins. From the collection of master printmaker Crommelynck, best known for his longtime collaborations with Picasso. Provenance: The Artist; Piero Crommelynck Collection, Paris (inkstamp verso)
Reference: Dupin 151
Dimensions: 26 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.
Framed Dimensions: 40 1/4 x 34 in.
Inventory Number: 915036Categories: Joan Miró, Museum Quality Tag: Aquatints