Ruthven Todd Album, Joan Miró poem: two impressions

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  • Provenance

    Piero Crommelynck Collection, Paris
    (inkstamp on reverse)

  • Literature

    Jacques Dupin, Miró Engraver I, pp. 16-17
    Patrick Cramer books 14

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Ruthven Todd Album, Joan Miró poem: two impressions

1947
Two aquatints in colors, on wove paper, with full margins.
both I. 8 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. (21 x 17.5 cm)
one S. 16 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (41 x 33.3 cm)
one S. 15 1/8 x 11 in. (38.3 x 28 cm)

Annotated 'essai couleur' (color test) and 'essai encrage' (inking test) respectively by Piero Crommelynck in pencil (both unique working proofs without the text/poem, there were only 6-10 impressions printed with text), printed by the artist and Stanley William Hayter at Atelier 17, New York, both unframed.

Estimate
$1,500 - 2,500 

sold for $5,625

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Editions and Works on Paper Including Works from the Piero Crommelynck Collection

New York Auction 18 April 2017