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Artist: Joan Miro, French (1893-1983)

Plate: V.08

Title: The Dog Barking at the Moon
(Full name: The Dog Barking at the Moon Awakens the Cock, The Crowing of the Cock Pecks at the Head of the Catalan Farmer Resting on the Table beside the Flask of Wine)

Description: Condition A+ Original lithograph.
Issued in VERVE Vol. VII, Nos. 27-28
Printed in Paris, Dec. 1952 (unsigned)
Pulled on the presses of Mourlot.
Original centre fold with b&w images
and text by Miro on verso)

Ref: Fernand Mourlot, Joan Miro lithographe, Paris, Vol. 1, 1972. Catalogue #189.
H. J. Wechsler, Great Prints & Printmakers, New York, Leon Amiel, 1977, p. 225.
Cramer No.25

Presented in acid free, archival museum mat, with framing labels. Ready to frame. Shipped boxed flat via Fedex.
Certificate of Authenticity.
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Sheet Size: 14 in x 21 in
  35.5 x 53.5 cm
Price: Sold

With its brilliant use of color and line" The Dog Barking at the Moon" is one of the artist's greatest and most imaginative works of original art. It is considered to be one of most famous prints of the twentieth century.

Verve was published from 1937 to 1960. It was a leader for promoting modern movements in art. Printed and published in Paris, this periodical contained major articles on and by leading contemporary artists. Every issue contains at least one original print created specifically for the publication. Many of the most sought after original lithographs of the twentieth century appeared in 1952 double number of Verve. Including Marc Chagall's Visions de Paris set, Andre Masson's, The Torrent, Henri Matisse's, The Sadness of the King, Leger's, The Country Outing, Miro's, The Dog Barking at the Moon and original lithographs in both colors and black and white by Georges Braque, Henri Laurens, Alberto Giacometti, Francisco Bores and Marcel Gromaire.

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