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Joan Miró - hand-signed color lithograph on Guarro paper - 45/75 - 1975
By Joan Miró
Located in Varese, VA
color lithograph on Guarro paper, edited in 1975 overall limited edition in 75 copies Current exemplar numbered as: 45/75 signed in pencil by artist Paper size (or piece size) : 36 x...
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1970s Surrealist Prints and Multiples

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Paper

Joan Miró Les Essencies De La Terra Lithography Hand Signed
By Joan Miró
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Lithography Les Essencies De La Terra by Joan Miró hand signed, 1968 in Barcelona, Spain. From the deluxe edition of 60 in Roman numerals on Japon Nacre (Japanese pearly paper). Mea...
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Vintage 1960s Spanish Mid-Century Modern Prints

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Paper

Joan Miró - Miró Milano - hand-signed Lithograph on Arches paper - 43/75 - 1981
By Joan Miró
Located in Varese, VA
Color Lithograph on Arches paper, edited in 1981 Limited edition of 75 exemplars signed in pencil by artist Current exemplar numbered in pencil: 43/75 in lower left Paper size: 99 x ...
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1980s Abstract Prints and Multiples

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Paper

Joan Miró - Le Lezard aux plumes d’or - hand-signed lithograph VII/X - 1971
By Joan Miró
Located in Varese, VA
Color lithograph on Japanese Kochi paper, edited in 1971 limited edition signed in pencil in lower left corner Current exemplar numbered: VII/X paper size: 50 x 35,5 cm (19,68 x 13,9...
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1970s Surrealist Prints and Multiples

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Paper

Joan Miró - Ubu Roi (King Ubu ) from ‘Suites por Ubu Roi- hand-signed lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Varese, VA
lithograph on Arches paper, edited in 1966. overall edition of 205 copies of which 25 HC Current exemplar numbered as: HC ( Hors Commerce ) Hors Commerce means out of trade, HCs and ...
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1960s Surrealist Prints and Multiples

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Paper

Joan Miró - Le Lezard aux plumes d’or - hand-signed lithograph on Rives - 42/50
By Joan Miró
Located in Varese, VA
color lithograph limited edition in 50 exemplars on Rives paper Current exemplar numbered: 42/50 signed in pencil by artist paper size: 41 x 56 cm very good conditions, framed A re...
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1970s Abstract Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Untitled, Hand-Signed Original Limited Edition Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in New York, NY
Untitled, Lithograph ll Hand-signed Lithograph 13.25 x 10 Edition 150
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Untitled, Hand-Signed Original Limited Edition Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in New York, NY
Untitled, Lithograph ll Hand-signed Lithograph 13.25 x 10 Edition of 150
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Lithographe l, Plate B, Hand-Signed Original Limited Edition Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in New York, NY
Lithographe l, Plate B, 1972 Hand-signed Lithograph on velin de Rives 13.25 x 10.25 Edition of 150
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Lithographe l, Plate A, Hand-Signed Original Limited Edition Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in New York, NY
Lithographe l, Plate A, 1972 Hand-signed Lithograph on velin de Rives 13.25 x 10.25 Edition 150
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

L’aïeule des 10 000 âges - Original Lithograph Hand Signed - #M1084
By Joan Miró
Located in Paris, FR
Joan MIRO L’aïeule des 10 000 âges Original lithograph, 1976 Hand signed in pencil by the artist Edition of 50 copies numbered + few HC (hors commerce) proofs Here an HC proof On Ar...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Ouvrage du vent III - Color Etching and Aquatint, Hand Signed (Dupin #344)
By Joan Miró
Located in Paris, FR
Joan MIRO Ouvrage du vent III, 1963 Original etching and aquatint Handsigned in pencil Numbered 32/75 On BFK Rives vellum 52 x 80 cm (c. 21 x 32 in) Published by Maeght Éditeur, Pa...
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1960s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Fusion, 1948 - original gouache, hand signed, unique piece 28x21 cm., framed
By Joan Miró
Located in Nice, FR
Gouache on paper, signed lower center. Original, not reproduction. unique piece. hand signed.
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Abstract Paintings

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Gouache

Joan Miro Hand Signed Lithograph III Modern Abstract Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed Lithograph on Arches Paper by Joan Miro titled, "Lithograph III". Of all the artworks Miro has completed,...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Hand Signed Lithograph II Modern Abstract Framed Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed Lithograph on Arches Paper by Joan Miro titled, "Lithograph II", that retails for thousands more than our...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Hand Signed Original Abstract Modern Artwork Maravillas Lithograph SBO
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have ...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Color Lithograph La Naissance du Jour Hand Signed
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph Color Lithograph on Arches Paper by Joan Miro titled, "La Naissance du Jour (M.1710)" 300 pieces in the edition, published in 1957 by M...
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1950s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Ceramiques Color Lithograph Hand Signed Abstract Modern Art
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Sobreteixims Escultures Color Lithograph Hand Signed Abstract Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1970s Abstract Expressionist Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Original Espriu Etching Carborundum Hand Signed Landscape Modern Art
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic Hand Signed and Numbered Color Etching, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miro Original Espriu Aquatint Etching Hand Signed Modern Abstract Portrait
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic Hand Signed and Numbered Color Etching, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have ...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miro Umbracle Color Lithograph Hand Signed Abstract Modern Large Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Color Etching Aquatint Hand Signed Modern Abstract Picasso Reventos
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Etching, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have an E...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miro Espriu Etching Aquatint Carborundum Large Hand Signed Original Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic Hand Signed and Numbered Color Etching, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miro Large Color Lithograph Sculptures Ceramiques Abstract Hand Signed Art
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have th...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Original Color Lithograph Hand Signed Large Abstract Teatre Cataunya
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have ...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Original Aquatint Carborundum Regne Vegetal Hand Signed Abstract Art
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic Hand Signed and Numbered Color Etching, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have ...
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1960s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Aquatint

Joan MIRO Original Color Lithograph Hand Signed & Numbered Sculptures II Art
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Original Color Lithograph Und Katalonian Hand Signed Modern Abstract
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Original Color Etching Hand Signed Modern Abstract Picasso Reventos
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Etching, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have an E...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miro XXE Siecle Color Lithograph Hand Signed Abstract Animal Modern Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have an...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Color Lithograph Hand Signed Abstract Modern Sala Pelaires Palma Art
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have t...
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1970s Abstract Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Original Color Lithograph Album 21 Hand Signed Abstract Modern Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miró - "II Congrés", 1980. Etching and aquatint hand signed and numbered.
By Joan Miró
Located in Calella de Palafrugell, Girona
II Congrés de Pediatres de Llengua Catalana Medium: Lithograph Printed by Damià Caus, Barcelona Published by Congrés de Pediatres de Llengua Catalana, Palma de Mallorca Edition o...
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1980s Prints and Multiples

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Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miro Pablo Picasso Els Reventos Color Etching Aquatint Hand Signed Abstract
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Etching, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have an E...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miro Original Color Lithograph Hand Signed XXe Siecle Modern Abstract Art
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand-Signed & Numbered Color Lithograph, Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have an Extremely...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Large Original Color Etching Espriu Hand Signed Abstract Aquatint Art
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic Hand Signed and Numbered Color Etching, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miro Original HAND SIGNED Color Lithograph Album 21 Plate 6 Abstract Modern
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Original Color Lithograph L'Oiseau Solaire Lunaire Hand Signed Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1960s Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Original Aquatint Etching Espriu Hand Signed Large Modern Abstract Art
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic Hand Signed and Numbered Color Etching, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have ...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

"L´otarie savante", 1978. Etching and aquatint hand signed and numbered.
By Joan Miró
Located in Calella de Palafrugell, Girona
Author: Joan Miró Title: L´otarie savante Technique: Etching and aquatint hand signed and numbered Measures: 106,7 x 75,2 cm Edition: 50 This work attached certificate of authenti...
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1970s Prints and Multiples

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Etching, Aquatint

"Le Tambour-major", 1978. Etching and aquatint hand signed and numbered.
By Joan Miró
Located in Calella de Palafrugell, Girona
Author: Joan Miró Title: Le Tambour-major Technique: Etching and aquatint hand signed and numbered Measures: 106,7 x 75,2 cm Edition: 50 This work attached certificate of authenti...
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1970s Prints and Multiples

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Etching, Aquatint

MIRO hand signed Etching with carburundum -Barcelona Series
Located in Jersey City, NJ
Barcelona series, plate 8 by Joan Miro in 1972.<br /> Etching with carborundum, signed in pencil 1.r. Edition 50.
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20th Century Prints

Hand-signed and numbered Joan Miró "L'Oiseau Destructeur" etching and aquatint
By Joan Miró
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Joan Miró (1893-1983) L'Oiseau destructeur, 1969 Etching, aquatint and carborundum in colors on wove paper 28-1/2 x 37 inches (72.4 x 94 cm) (sheet) Ed. 34/75 Signed and numbered in ...
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1960s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Paper, Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miró - hand-signed color lithograph - LXIII/LXXX - 1975
By Joan Miró
Located in Varese, VA
color lithograph edited in 1975 limited edition in 80 exemplars in roman numbers Current exemplar numbered: LXIII/LXXX signed in pencil by artist paper size: 36,5 x 55 cm (14,37 x 21...
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1970s Surrealist Prints and Multiples

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Paper

Joan Miro, "Untitled", hand signed lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Chatsworth, CA
Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph Portfolio: Joan Miro Lithographe II Year: 1975 Edition: Numbered from the deluxe edition of eighty suites, numbered in Roman numeral...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro, "Untitled", hand signed lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in Chatsworth, CA
Artist: Joan Miro Medium: Original lithograph Portfolio: Joan Miro Lithographe II Year: 1975 Edition: Numbered from the deluxe edition of eighty suites, numbered in Roman numeral...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro, Album 21, original lithograph, hand signed
By Joan Miró
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is an original lithograph by Joan Miro, done in 1978. It is hand signed and numbered 20/75 from the edition of 75 on Veilin d'Arches paper. This piece is unframed and meas...
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1970s Surrealist Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Untitled, Hand-Signed Limited Edition Lithograph
By Joan Miró
Located in New York, NY
Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983) San Lazzaro et Ses Amis, 1975 hand-signed Lithograph in colors 14 x 10.25 inches 69/75
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1970s Modern Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Untitled - Original lithograph, Hand Signed (Mourlot #682)
By Joan Miró
Located in Paris, FR
Joan MIRO Untitled, 1970 a plate from Maîtres-Graveurs contemporains Original lithograph Handsigned in pencil Edition of 100 (aside from the 25 in Roman numerals) Published by Ber...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Espriu Plate 7 Color Carborundum Etching Aquatint Hand Signed Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic Hand Signed and Numbered Color Etching, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miro Original Espriu Aquatint Etching Hand Signed Modern Abstract Portrait
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic Hand Signed and Numbered Color Etching, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have ...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miro Original Color Lithograph Large Hand Signed Abstract Homenatge Prats
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic Hand Signed and Numbered Color Lithograph, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we h...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Original Color Lithograph Large Hand Signed Le Gourou Deploye Abstract
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic Hand Signed and Numbered Color Lithograph, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we h...
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1970s Abstract Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Hand Signed XXE Siecle Color Lithograph Original Abstract Modern Art
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Large Hand Signed Color Lithograph Graphismes Modern Abstract Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed Up for sale here we have a. Large, Color Lithograph by Joan Miro titled, "Graphismes". Additionally, the...
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1960s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Original Color Lithograph Hand Signed Abstract Modern Artwork Framed
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Large Color Lithograph Sculptures Ceramiques Abstract Hand Signed Art
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Joan Miro Original Carborundum Aquatint Etching Espriu Hand Signed Large Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic Hand Signed and Numbered Color Etching, Professionally Custom Framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Etching, Aquatint

Joan Miro Large Color Lithograph Hand Signed Ceramiques Modern Abstract Artwork
By Joan Miró
Located in Bloomington, MN
Joan Miro Authentic, Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph, Professionally Custom framed and listed with the Submit Best Offer option Accepting Offers Now: Up for sale here we have a...
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1970s Abstract Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

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Miro Hand Signed For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the miro hand signed you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. In our selection of items, you can find Abstract examples as well as a Modern version. You’re likely to find the perfect miro hand signed among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those made as recently as the 20th Century. If you’re looking to add a miro hand signed to create new energy in an otherwise neutral space in your home, you can find a work on 1stDibs that features elements of beige, gray, black and more. There have been many interesting miro hand signed examples over the years, but those made by Joan Miró are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. Frequently made by artists working in lithograph, aquatint and etching, these artworks are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

How Much is a Miro Hand Signed?

The price for a miro hand signed in our collection starts at $3,251 and tops out at $22,000 with the average selling for $5,840.

Joan Miró Biography and Important Works

With his wide-ranging oeuvre, comprising strikingly original paintings, prints, ceramics, sculptures, metal engravings and murals, Catalan modernist Joan Miró (1893–1983) was a critical force in moving 20th-century art toward complete abstraction. Although often considered an early Surrealist because of his nonobjective imagery and evocation of the subconscious, he defies neat categorization.

Miró’s identity is largely rooted in the city of his birth: Barcelona. To this day, a number of his public artworks can be found there, including the 72-foot-tall statue Dona i Ocell (Woman and Bird), 1983. Female and avian forms, along with bright colors and the theme of Catalan pride, are recurring elements in his work.

The radical visual world Miró created with his expressive lines, signature symbols and biomorphic shapes influenced such American Abstract Expressionists as Jackson Pollock and Color Field painters like Mark Rothko and Barnett Newman.

Mirò continued to work and experiment until his death at the age of 90 in 1983. Five years before that, he was quoted saying, “I painted these paintings in a frenzy, with real violence so that people will know that I am alive, that I’m breathing, that I still have a few more places to go. I’m heading in new directions.”

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Finding the Right Prints and Multiples for You

Decorating with fine-art prints — whether they’re figurative prints, abstract prints or another variety — has always been a practical way of bringing a space to life as well as bringing works by an artist you love into your home.

Pursued in the 1960s and ’70s, largely by Pop artists drawn to its associations with mass production, advertising, packaging and seriality, as well as those challenging the primacy of the Abstract Expressionist brushstroke, printmaking was embraced in the 1980s by painters and conceptual artists ranging from David Salle and Elizabeth Murray to Adrian Piper and Sherrie Levine.

Printmaking is the transfer of an image from one surface to another. An artist takes a material like stone, metal, wood or wax, carves, incises, draws or otherwise marks it with an image, inks or paints it and then transfers the image to a piece of paper or other material.

Fine-art prints are frequently confused with their more commercial counterparts. After all, our closest connection to the printed image is through mass-produced newspapers, magazines and books, and many people don’t realize that even though prints are editions, they start with an original image created by an artist with the intent of reproducing it in a small batch. Fine-art prints are created in strictly limited editions — 20 or 30 or maybe 50 — and are always based on an image created specifically to be made into an edition.

Many people think of revered Dutch artist Rembrandt as a painter but may not know that he was a printmaker as well. His prints have been preserved in time along with the work of other celebrated printmakers such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Andy Warhol. These fine-art prints are still highly sought after by collectors.

“It’s another tool in the artist’s toolbox, just like painting or sculpture or anything else that an artist uses in the service of mark making or expressing him- or herself,” says International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) vice president Betsy Senior, of New York’s Betsy Senior Fine Art, Inc.

Because artist’s editions tend to be more affordable and available than his or her unique works, they’re more accessible and can be a great opportunity to bring a variety of colors, textures and shapes into a space.

For tight corners, select small fine-art prints as opposed to the oversized bold piece you’ll hang as a focal point in the dining area. But be careful not to choose something that is too big for your space. And feel free to lean into it if need be — not every work needs picture-hanging hooks. Leaning a larger fine-art print against the wall behind a bookcase can add a stylish installation-type dynamic to your living room. (Read more about how to arrange wall art here.)

Find the fine-art prints you’re looking for on 1stDibs today.