Au Paradis des Fantômes

1938
Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dupin 41; Cramer 7

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 14.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2013.365

Medium or Technique

Artist's book with text by Benjamin Péret and one drypoint and aquatint by Miró, printed in color on blue Montval paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Image repeats elements from “Série Noir et Rouge” (Dupin 32-39). Edition of 15 on blue Montval paper (with Miró print); 9 artist’s proofs of print alone on blue Montval paper; 100 on Le Roy paper (without Miró print). Drypoint printed by Roger Lacourière, Paris. Typography printed by 2 Artisans, Paris. Published by Henri Parisot (Paris, 1938).

Inscription

In graphite, l.l.: 12/15 Miró

Provenance

Before 2005, sold by a dealer in Paris to Irving Zucker Art Books, Inc., New York; 2013, sold by Zucker Art to the MFA. (Accession date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

The Virginia Herrick Deknatel Purchase Fund