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Femme Entendant De La Musique by JOAN MIRO

JOAN MIRO

(SPANISH, 1893 - 1983)

Femme Entendant De La Musique , 1945

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

50.98 in. (129.50 cm.) (height) by 63.62 in. (161.60 cm.) (width)

Exhibited:

Paris, Galerie Maeght, Joan Miró: Derrière le miroir, November-December 1948, no. 79 (illustrated). Stockholm, Galerie Blanche, Joan Miró: Målningar, keramik, litografier, April-May 1949, p. 11 (illustrated). Nice, Galerie Matarasso, Joan Miró: collection 'sortilèges', 1957, p. 9 (illustrated). Barcelona, Fundació Joan Miró, Joan Miró: 1893-1993, April-August 1993, p. 397, no. 196 (illustrated in color, p. 400). New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Joan Miró, October 1993-January 1994, pp. 422-423, no. 180 (illustrated, p. 422; illustrated again in color, p. 264). Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape, May-August 2012, pp. 232 and 109, no. 83 (illustrated in color, p. 109).

Literature:

R. Queneau, Miró: Masterpieces of French Painting, New York, 1949 (illustrated in color, pl. 11). J. Prévert and G. Ribemont-Dessaignes, Joan Miró, Paris, 1956, p. 157 (illustrated; titled Femme écoutant la musique). W. Erben, Joan Miró, London, 1959, p. 143 (titled Woman Hearing Music). J.T. Soby, Joan Miró, New York, 1959, p. 118 (illustrated, p. 112). J. Dupin, Joan Miró: Life and Work, New York, 1962, pp. 378, 380 and 550, no. 657 (illustrated, p. 550). J. Lassaigne, Miró: Biographical and Critical Study, Paris, 1963, p. 91 (illustrated in color). R. Penrose, Miró, New York, 1969, p. 107. G. Picon, Joan Miró: Carnets catalans, Geneva, 1976, vol. II, p. 146 (illustrated in color, p. 24). G. Picon, Joan Miró: Catalan Notebooks, Unpublished Drawings and Writings, New York, 1977, p. 157 (illustrated in color, p. 114). B. Rose, Miró in America, exh. cat., The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1982, p. 34. P.A. Serra, Miró and Mallorca, New York, 1984, p. 291 (illustrated in color, p. 240, fig. 329). G. Wheelen, Miró, New York, 1989, pp. 139-140 (illustrated, p. 140, pl. 187). J.P. Miró and G. Lolivier-Rahola, Joan Miró: Le peintre aux étoiles, Paris, 1993, p. 75 (illustrated in color; titled Femme écoutant la musique). J. Dupin and A. Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miró: Catalogue Raisonné, Paintings, 1942-1955, Paris, vol. III, 2001, p. 81, no. 757 (illustrated in color; catalogued as signed, titled and dated on the reverse).

Provenance:

Galerie Pierre, Paris. Galerie Maeght, Paris. Vladimir Golschmann, St. Louis (before 1956). Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York. Grace Sharpe, New York. Evelyn Sharp, New York (by 1959). Perls Galleries, New York. Hans Neumann, Caracas (by 1976 and until at least 1984). Private collection, New York (acquired from the above); Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 14 November 1990, lot 31. Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired at the above sale). Acquired from the above by the late owners, 9 November 2000.

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