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Joan Miró 1893 - 1983 Spanish

Lot 149

Le Lézard aux Plumes d'Or (M. 460), 1971

Lithograph on Japon Nacre Paper

ed. 7 of 50

14" x 19.5"

19" x 24.5" x 1" Framed


Signed Miró., lower right

$2,000 - $4,000

SOLD: $1,100

Plate XVI


The Museum of Modern Art Lending Service tag, verso


One of fifteen color lithographs illustrating the text Le Lézard aux Plumes d’Or, a series of the artist’s own poems. Published by Louis Broder, Paris; printed at Atelier Fernand Mourlot, Paris. Mourlot 460. 


In 1963, Joan Miro and his publisher Louis Broder embarked on the first edition of "Le Lézard aux Plumes d'Or", a series of 18 color lithographs to accompany a poem. However, due to defects in the manufacturing of the paper that affected the colors, the edition was cancelled.