La Métamorphose

Joan Miró
La Métamorphose, 1978.
Etching and aquatint printed in colors on Arches paper watermarked Maeght.
Signed and numbered at the lower margins.
Published by Maeght, Paris, printed by Morsang, Paris, with full margins.
Professionally framed with museum-grade archival materials.
A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

La Métamorphose is a large etching and aquatint printed in colors on Arches paper watermarked Maeght. The print is signed and numbered from the edition of 75 in the lower margin. A world of wonder and possibility unfolds in Joan Miró’s La Métamorphose. A fantastical landscape of organic forms and shapes, the print is alive with birds, fish, and other creatures, as well as abstract shapes that seem to be in a state of flux. The vibrant colors and fluid lines are a feast for the senses, and the overall effect is one of magic and mystery. It is easy to get lost in the dreamlike world of La Métamorphose. One could spend hours simply gazing at the swirling forms and trying to decipher their meaning. Perhaps the print is a meditation on the nature of change and transformation, or perhaps it is simply a celebration of the beauty of the natural world. Whatever the interpretation, there is no doubt that La Métamorphose is a work of art that is both original and romantic. The print was created in 1978 when Miró was 85 years old. It is one of his last major works and a testament to his continued creativity and imagination. La Métamorphose is a reminder that even in old age, dreaming big and creating something truly magical is possible.

Joan Miró – Off The Wall Gallery Houston, Texas.

Artwork size: 54.5 x 38 inches / 138.5 x 96.5 cm.
Frame size: 59 x 44 inches / 150 x 122 cm.
Inv #: AB9114
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