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A toute épreuve

1958
Illustrated by Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983), Author Paul Eluard (French, 1895–1952), Publisher Gérald Cramer, Printer Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut, Paris (20th century)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 209; Castleman, Century of Artists Books, pp. 100-01; Dupin 161-234

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.5 x 26 cm (13 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.) Overall (each slipcase, depth variable): 34.7 x 27.2 x 7.7 cm (13 11/16 x 10 11/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.573a-c

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 80 color woodcuts, some with collage elements, plus two extra suites of the illustrations

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Geneva: Gérald Cramer, 1958) Folio; [book] 52 leaves; unbound, in original printed paper wraps (original half vellum, printed paper slipcase); in addition, two suites of prints in slipcase. Abstract color woodcuts with collage.


Geneva: Gérald Cramer, 1958

Inscription

In graphite on woodcut in suite on japan nacré: "pour Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Miró 24 / IV / 58"

Provenance

Gérald Cramer, Geneva, from whom purchased by the MFA, June 5, 1958.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

Copyright

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