Joan Miró 1985 Curious Cat Lithograph Numbered Print


A very crisp and fresh looking Original colour lithograph on Guarro paper, titled ‘Curious Cat’ (Gato Curioso), originally produced in 1975 by the World renowned Spanish artist Joan Miró.

It is unsigned on the plate and was published in 1985 by the Joan Miró Foundation, as lithographs, limited to 300 examples. This example is numbered CXVII/CCC (117/300). It has been very tastefully mounted, framed and glazed. Condition is extremely good, with vivid colours , when compared to other examples for sale. XXXThe lithograph was printed and published by Ediciones Polygraphy, A. Polygraphy S.A., Barcelona, Spain.

Joan Miró (1893 – 1983) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. His unique style earned international acclaim. His work has been interpreted as Surrealism but with a personal style, sometimes also veering into Fauvism and Expressionism. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundación Joan Miró, was established in his native city of Barcelona in 1975, and another, the Fundación Pilar i Joan Miró, was established in his adoptive city of Palma de Mallorca in 1981.

Although not a cat lover, Miró uses cats quite often in his compositions. He was unfortunate in that he left a cat by mistake in his property, whilst he was away for 6 months and he kept the mummified body as a reminder and is the cat in his paintings.

Size image: 30 x 24 cm (12 x 9 ½ inches)
Size frame: 59.5 x 50.5x 1.5 cm (23 ½ x 20 x 1½ inches)
Weight: 2.35kg