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  • Provenance

    Galerie Adrien Maeght, Paris
    The Pace Gallery, New York
    Michael Ovitz, Beverly Hills (acquired from the above in 1985)
    Christie's, New York, November 7, 2002, lot 338
    Keny Galleries, Columbus (acquired at the above sale)
    Alvin J. Myerberg, Baltimore
    Private Collection (thence by descent)
    Brunk Auctions, March 10, 2012, lot 360
    Private Collection, United States
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2012

  • Exhibited

    Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, Sculptures de Miró, céramiques de Miró et Llorens Artigas, April 14–June 30, 1973, no. 150, pp. 87, 140 (another cast exhibited and illustrated, p. 87; titled Personnage)
    Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Miró, cent sculptures 1962–1978, October 19–December 17, 1978, no. 81, pp. 70–71, 96 (another cast exhibited and illustrated, p. 71; titled Personnage)
    Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, Joan Miró, peintures, sculptures, dessins, céramiques, 1956–1979, July 7–September 30, 1979, no. 270, p. 188 (another cast exhibited; titled Personnage)
    Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, Hommage à Joan Miró, March 10–May 8, 1984, no. 200, p. 38 (another cast exhibited; titled Personnage)
    New York, The Pace Gallery, Miró Sculpture, April 27–June 9, 1984, p. 28 (illustrated; titled Personnage)
    Florence, Palazzo Strozzi, Joan Mirò. Le metamorfosi della forma, 1999, p. 131 (another cast exhibited and illustrated; titled Personaggio)
    Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, Joan Miró: Métamorphoses des formes, Collection de la Fondation Maeght, April 1–June 25, 2001, no. 131, pp. 82, 228 (another case exhibited and illustrated, p. 82; titled Personnage)

  • Literature

    Alain Jouffroy and Joan Teixidor, Miró Sculptures, Paris, 1980, no. 221, pp. 152–153, 240 (another cast illustrated, p. 153; titled Personnage)
    Emilio Fernández Miró and Pilar Ortega Chapel, Joan Miró, Sculptures: Catalogue Raisonné, 1928–1982, Paris, 2006, no. 282, p. 270 (another cast illustrated)

123

Figure

incised with the artist's signature and number "2 Miró" and stamped with the Clementi Cire Perdue foundry mark on the reverse
bronze with brown patina
19 5/8 x 26 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (49.8 x 66.7 x 19.1 cm)
Executed in 1972, this work is number 2 from an edition of 2 plus 1 nominative cast.

The nominative cast is held in the permanent collection of Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul.

Estimate
$150,000 - 250,000 

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York Auction 18 November 2021