Les essencies de la terra signed and dated 'Miró 3/IX/68' (lower right); titled 'Les essencies de la terra' (centre) wash and pen and India ink on paper 19 1/2 x 15 in. (48.8 x 38 cm.) Executed on 3 September 1968
Artist or Maker
Joan Miró (1893-1983)
Sala Gaspar, Barcelona. Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1970s.
This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Jacques Dupin, dated Paris, 25 novembre 2004.
Jacques Dupin suggested that this work is a preparatory study for the title page of the illustrated book Les essencies de la terra, by Juan Perrucho, published in Barcelona in 1968 by Ediciones Polígrafa.
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