“What is there in a picture by Miró that casts such an irresistible spell over the spectator?? It is a dreamworld transcribed by a master technician? A poetry of the unutterable, of the unreal, of germinations and beginnings, is the secret of his power” (Hazan, 187-88).
SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, number 111 of only 150 copies printed on Velin de Rives and SIGNED BY MIRÓ.
With six original color lithographs by Miró, including three single page, two double page, and a triptych. With text (in French) by André Pieyre de Mandiargues.
NOTE: The limited edition is of vastly superior quality than the corresponding trade issue of Derrière Le Miroir.
Paris: Maeght, 1963. Folio, lithographed wrappers; original board chemise and slipcase. Loose as issued. Signed by Miró and numbered 111 on the justification page. Slight soiling to slipcase. Fine condition.
Price: $3,900 .