Lezard aux Plumes II (M. 800)

Lezard aux Plumes II (M. 800)
180808 Miro, Joan Le Lezard aux Plumes d'Or II 1971 M. 800 14'' x 19 3/4'' Lithograph in color on Japon Kochi paper. Signed in pencil lower right. From the numbered edition of 50 examples on Japon Kochi paper. One of 13 single page images on Japon Kochi included in the portfolio edition of Le Lezard aux Plumes d'Or. The portfolio edition of 195 was published with 15 lithographs (including the cover, 13 single page, 2 double page) printed on Rives wove, unsigned. With the deluxe sets including additional suites of the 13 single page lithographs on various papers, signed and annotated. Published by Broder, and printed by Mourlot, Paris. Of the 195 sets, 110 portfolios were numbered in Arabic and 10 were numbered in Roman, each containing the 15 unsigned lithographs on Rives only. The remaining 75 portfolios each included the unsigned lithographs on Rives and additional hand signed suites of the 13 single page lithographs as follows: 20 portfolios with two additional suites numbered in Arabic (on parchment and Japon Kochi), 20 portfolios with one additional suite numbered in Arabic on Japon Kochi, 10 portfolios with two additional suites numbered in Roman (on parchment and Japon Kochi), 5 portfolios with two additional suites annotated EA and numbered in Arabic (on parchment and Japon Kochi), 5 portfolios with one additional suite on Japon Kochi, also EA and numbered in Arabic. 15 Chappelle portfolios also exist, numbered in Arabic as well as numerous impressions of the 13 single page and 2 double page lithographs, signed and numbered (see Cramer 148 and Maeght vol. IV). The art publisher, Louis Broder was active in the 20th century as a collaborator and publisher of many important graphic works. He commissioned artists such as Picasso, Braque, Jean Arp, Jacques Villon, Andre Masson and many others to create interpretations of literary works, poems, or conceptual ideas through a variety of media. His collaborations with Miro through the Mourlot lithographic atelier in Paris created four suites of color lithographs in 1970 and 1971. One of which was Lezard aux Plumes d'Or.
Title
Lezard aux Plumes II (M. 800)
Artist
MirĂ³, Joan
Reg#
180808
Size
14 " x 19 3/4"
Medium
Lithograph
Price
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