JOAN MIRO

20th Century Artists
Bath

In the album ‘Le Lézard aux plumes d’or’ Miro combines the images
with a ‘free form poem’. Taking his inspiration from Mallarmé and
Apollinaire, Miró abolishes the distinction between calligraphy and
spontaneity. The title ‘Le Lézard aux plumes d’or’ evokes the ‘pompous
mythological metamorphosis’ of reptiles. Miro’s lizard lives surreal
adventures bringing the sun back into the sky whilst avoiding the
crescent moon contained within kabbalistic symbols.

Chemin de Ronde II

Chemin de Ronde II

JOAN MIRO

1966
Etching and aquatint on wove
Signed in pencil and inscribed (Edtion 50)
image: 35 x 27 cm
Sheet: 57 x 44.7 cm

Reference: Dupin. 412
Published by: Published by Maeght Editeur, Paris
Printed by: Printed by Arte, A. Maeght, Paris

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