Overview

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Inscription

lower right: Miro / 1924; on reverse: Joan Miro, Tete de Paysan Catalan, 1924

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

(Galerie Pierre, Paris), by October 1934.[1] private collection, Switzerland. (Galerie Marie-Louise Jeanneret, Geneva). (Paul Haim, Paris); purchased 1980 by (Acquavella Galleries, New York);[2] purchased 10 February 1981 by NGA.

Exhibition History

1934
Probably Ausstellung [an exhibition of work by Arp, Ernst, Giacometti, González, and Miró], Kunsthaus Zürich, 1934, no. 86.
1936
International Surrealist Exhibition, New Burlington Galleries, London, 1936, no. 210.
1980
XIX & XX Century Master Paintings, Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York, 1980, no. 13, color repro.
1982
Miró in Ameria, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1982, unnumbered catalogue, pl. 5.
1993
Joan Miró: 1893-1993, Fundacio Joan Miró, Barcelona, 1993, no. 62, repro.
1993
Joan Miró: Campo de Estrellas, Museo Nacional Centro de arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, 1993, no. 7, repro.
1993
Joan Miró, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1993-1994, no. 39, repro.
1997
Joan Miró: Campesino catalán con guitarra, 1924, Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 1997-1998, no. 1, repro.
1998
Joan Miró, Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, 1998-1999, no. 17, repro.
2004
Joan Miró 1917-1934: La Naissance du Monde [Joan Miró 1917-1934: The Birth of the World], Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 2004, no. 58, repro.
2008
La invención del siglo XX. Carl Einstein y las vanguardias [The Invention of the 20th Century. Carl Einstein and the Avant-garde], Museo Nacional Central de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, 2008-2009, no. 95, repro.
2008
Miró: la tierra [Miro: the Earth], Exhibit Halls, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara; Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 2008, no. 13, repro.
2011
Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape, Tate, London; Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2011-2012, no. 29, repro.

Bibliography

1962
Dupin, Jacques. Miró. New York, 1962: 162, 166.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 270, repro.
1989
Kramer, Hilton. "Modern Art at the National Gallery." The New Criterion 7, no. 8 (April 1989): 3.
2000
Kirsh, Andrea, and Levenson, Rustin S. Seeing Through Paintings: Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies. Physical Examination in Art Historical Studies, vol. 1. New Haven, 2000: 264.
2009
Cooper, Harry. The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2009: 10, repro.

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