Joan Miró, Ubu Roi: Plate XII: Le sommeil du Père Ubu, 1966

Artist: Joan Miró, 1893-1983
Title: Ubu Roi: Plate XII: Le sommeil du Père Ubu
Date: 1966
Medium: Color lithograph on Arches vellum paper
Signature: Titled in pencil lower left; with extensive instructions to the printer in pencil lower right
Description: A rare printer's proof prior to the regular illustrated book edition. With written instructions to the printer within the margin. From the personal collection of Atelier Mourlot. Published by Tériade, 1966. Printed by Mourlot. 'Ubu Roi' was the first surrealist play written by Alfred Jarry which debuted in 1896. Miró created a series of 13 lithographs to illustrate Jarry's text
Reference: Maeght 495; Cramer 107
Dimensions: 13 x 17 1/8 in.
Framed Dimensions: 36 x 44 1/2 in.
Inventory Number: 913453
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