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Joan Miró. "Hirondelle Amour". Barcelona, late fall 1933-winter 1934

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"Hirondelle Amour"

Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983)

Date:
Barcelona, late fall 1933-winter 1934
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
6' 6 1/2" x 8' 1 1/2" (199.3 x 247.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller
MoMA Number:
723.1976

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

One of four cartoons for tapestries commissioned by Marie Cuttoli, who, while she never owned the painting, kept it until 1946 [or until 1952]
Aimé Maeght, Paris. Acquired from Marie Cuttoli, by 1952
Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York. Acquired from Aimé Maeght by May 1955 [probably in 1952] - 1976
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1976

Hirondelle – Amour (Tapestry Cartoon)

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