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 - Femme et oiseaux dans la nuit, 1944

JOAN MIRO

Femme et oiseaux dans la nuit, 1944
Signed, titled and dated on the reverse: Miro 1944 femme et oiseaux dans la nuit Oil on canvas (unstretched) 57.8 x 46.4 cm (22 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)

 

Provenance:

  • The Artist, 1944
  • Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
  • Acquavella Galleries, New York
  • Doreen « Drue » Mary Heinz
  • Drue Heinz Trust, Pittsburgh
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York (by bequest from the above; inventory number MoMA A399.2018)

 

Exhibited:

  • New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture Collected by Yale Alumni, May–June 1960, no. 117, titled Femmes, oiseau, et serpent
  • New York, Acquavella Galleries, Joan Miró, October–November 1972, no. 47, ill. in color, titled Women, Bird and Serpent in front of the Sun

 

Literature:

  • A. Cirici-Pellicer, Miró y la imaginación, Barcelona, Ediciones Omega, 1949, no. 53, ill., titled La mujer y el pajaro en la noche
  • J. Dupin, Joan Miró: Leben und Werk, Cologne, Verlag M. DuMont Schauberg, 1961, no. 621, p. 531, ill.
  • J. Dupin and A. Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miró, Catalogue Raisonné Paintings III, 1942–1955, vol. III, Paris, Successió Miró, 2001, no. 714, p. 52, ill.