Portrait of Miro

Louis Casimir Ladislas Marcoussis, French, 1883 - 1941, Joan Miró, Spanish, 1893 - 1983

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1938; published 1941

Etching and drypoint on Arches paper

15/50

Sheet: 19 1/2 × 14 7/8 in. (49.5 × 37.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.955.35

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in graphite, lower right, by Miro: Marcoussis / Miro (underscored); inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 15/50

Course History

SART 27, SART 28, SART 74, Printmaking I, Printmaking II, Printmaking III, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2014

SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

The Machine in the Garden: Cubist Art from the Hood Collection, Alumni College 1986, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 26-August 24, 1986.

Surrealist Works from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, MALS, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 20-September 1, 2002.

Shadows and Hallucinations: Surrealist Art from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, MALS308, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 24-September 5, 1999.

Early Modern Art from the Permanent Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 3-April 7, 1996.

Churchill P. Lathrop at Dartmouth 1928-1978, Strauss and Barrows Galleries and Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 20-November 26, 1978.

Artistic Collaboration in the Twentieth Century, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, June 9-August 19, 1984; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 18, 1984-January 15, 1985; J. B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, February 21-April 21, 1985, no. 36.

Artist as Object/Subject, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 18, 1999-March 12, 2000.

A Space for Dialogue 45, Discovering Identity Through Art, Joan Miro and Dorothea Tanning's Surrealist Explorations of the Unconscious, Melissa Fan, Class of 2008, Main Lobby, Levinson Student Intern, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 16-August 3, 2008.

20th Century Masters from the Permanent Collection, Barrows Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 3-March 5, 1978.

Publication History

Melissa Fan, Class of 2008, Levinson Student Intern, A Space for Dialogue 45, Discovering Identity Through Art, Joan Miro and Dorothea Tanning's Surrealist Explorations of the Unconscious, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2008, ill. p. 3.

Cynthia Jaffee McCabe, Artistic Collaboration in the Twentieth Century, Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1984, p. 117, no. 36, ill.

Provenance

Peter H. Deitsch, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1955.

Catalogue Raisonne

J. Dupin, Miro Engraver, New York, 1989, no. 31; S. Milet, Louis Marcoussis: Catalogue raisonne de l‘Oeuvre grave, Copenhagen, 1991. Mellerio 123.

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