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Càntic del Sol (Canticle of the Sun)

1975
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

Dimensions

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

1992.188

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

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

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Dean Jose Lluis and Ramona Sert

Copyright

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