Modern and Contemporary Art
Horse, Pipe, and Red FlowerMade in Montroig, Tarragona, Spain, Europe
Joan Miró, Spanish, 1893 - 1983
Oil on canvas
1986-97-1Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. Earle Miller, 1986
LabelMiró painted this work at his home in the Spanish village of Montroig shortly after his first visit to Paris. The complex configuration of forms adopts a Cubist collage technique inspired by the work of Pablo Picasso, whom he had met on this trip. The book on the table, Le Coq et l'arlequin (The Rooster and the Harlequin) by Jean Cocteau, featuring illustrations by Picasso, advertises this new friendship.
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