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Miró. 1959–60

Miro, Joan. Taillandier, Yvon

New York. Pierre Matisse. 1961
Yvon Taillendier's study of Joan Miro's work with the original signed engraving with aquatint and the variant original colour lithographs.

From the edition limited to 1,275 copies, with this one of 50 copies numbered in Roman numerals with Miro's original colour etching with aquatint signed and numbered by the artistfrom the edition of 50 in pencil and with two additional colour variants of the original colour lithograph; the covers for each volume also feature an original colour lithograph.

'Cet album a été réalisé et présenté pour l'exposition des oeuvres de l'artiste à la Gallery PIERRE MATISSE, New York. 31 Octobre - 25 Novembre 1961.' (From the justification).

[Cramer 69].
2 vols. Small folio. (318 x 242 mm). Profusely illustrated throughout in colour and monochrome (printed by Daniel Jacomet) on various different paper stock, with guardleaves with printed titles for plates, folding plates etc. and with 3 original colour lithographs and the original signed colour etching with aquatint; in addition the cover for each volume is an original colour lithograph. Original publisher's printed wrappers with Miro's original colour lithograph, original printed bandeau with the printed text in blue 'MIRO 1959 - 61' [sic].