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Nuage et Oiseaux (Cloud and Birds)

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André Breton, the poet and philosopher who served as the intellectual anchor of Surrealism declared Miró "the most surrealist of us all." But while Miró was influenced by Surrealist ideas, he was not a central figure in the movement, having more strictly visual interests than many of the...

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Lower right: Miro / 1927


Galeria Maeght, Barcelona [see note 1]. 1973, Max Pellequer, Paris; June, 1973, sold by Pellequer to the Galerie Beyeler, Basel; July, 1973, sold by Beyeler to Giuseppe Nahmad, Galleria Internazionale, Milan. 1980, Davlyn Gallery, New York; 1980, sold by and exchanged with the Davlyn Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 18, 1980) NOTES: [1] A label from the Galeria Maeght can be found on the reverse of the painting's stretcher, with the number B 534 (or B 594).

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Sophie M. Friedman Fund and Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund


© 2011 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris



146 x 114 cm (57 1/2 x 44 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas