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XVI Bague d'Aurore

Accession Number
1983/1.335

Title
XVI Bague d'Aurore

Artist(s)
Joan Miró

Artist Nationality
Spanish (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1952-1983

Medium & Support
etching on paper

Dimensions
5 1/2 in x 5 5/8 in (13.97 cm x 14.29 cm);15 in x 11 in (38.1 cm x 27.94 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection

Subject matter
Miro began creating etchings fairly late in his career producing his first color etchings in 1952. The shapes and figures in his etchings are larger and more simple than his early paintings but still contain bold colors and abstract biomorphic forms, as here. Throughout his career, Miro worked with a variety of mediums, he was a painter, printmaker, and ceramicist.

Physical Description
This is an abstract design with a green half-circle at the top and a blue one at the bottom, connected by a diagonal line. Between and around these are a large red squiggle, some dots and a large asterisk. 

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Western

Rights
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Keywords
Abstract (fine arts style)
Spanish (culture or style)
abstraction
dawn (time of day)
modern and contemporary art
rings (object genres)

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