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Càntic del Sol (Canticle of the Sun)

Illustrated by Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983), Author Saint Francis of Assisi (Italian, 1182–1226), Printer and Publisher Gustau Gili (Spanish, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Barcelona, Spain

Catalogue Raisonné

Cramer, Miró livres illustrés, 196


Overall (in case): 40.2 x 54.7 x 6.3 cm (15 13/16 x 21 9/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 31 [of 33] color etching and aquatints

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Barcelona: Editorial Gustau Gili, 1975) Large oblong folio, unbound; original publisher’s yellow cloth portfolio, yellow cloth box.

Barcelona: Editorial Gustau Gili, 1975


Signed on verso of title page, in graphite: Miró; dedicated on preliminary folio in graphite to “Moncha i Josep-Lluis / de tot car / Miró 11/v/75," with an original ornamental drawing.


Dean Jose Lluis and Ramona Sert, by whom given to MFA, April 22, 1992.

Credit Line

Gift of Dean Jose Lluis and Ramona Sert


© 2011 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris