Joan MIRÓ, Serie noire et rouge [Black and Red series] Enlarge 1 /1


Spain 1893 – 1983

Serie noire et rouge [Black and Red series] 1938
Collection Title: Black and Red series
Title Notes: [D34]
Page: no.3
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio drypoint Support: off white mould made Arches paper
Impression: 9/30
Edition: edition of 30 plus artist's proofs, hors commerce, including for the first 2 plates several examples hand coloured on parchment
Publisher: Pierre Matisse and Pierre Loeb
Place Published: New York and Paris
Date Published: 1938

Edition Notes: The artist made variations by alternately inking the two copperplates in black or red, and by printing one atop of the other, and rotating the plates. The series includes eight compositions. Printed by the artist at Louis Marcoussis's studio, Paris and Atelier Lacouiére, Paris
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left in pencil '9/30'
Dimensions: image 25.7 h x 17.0 w cm sheet 44.5 h x 32.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Jacques Dupin, Miro Graveur, I. 1928-1960, Paris: Reperes, 1984. pp. 56-59, no. 32-39
Acknowledgement: The Orde Poynton Bequest 2006, in honour of Tony Berg
Accession No: NGA 2006.432
Image rights: © Successió Miró/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy