L'œuvre Baigneuse - Centre Pompidou



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Crédit photographique : © Bertrand Prévost - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
© Successió Miró / Adagp, Paris

À propos de l'œuvre

Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)


automne 1924

Huile sur toile

72,5 x 92 cm

oeuvre peinte à Montroig

Donation Louise et Michel Leiris, 1984

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 1984-618

Description for the presentation 2010 in the National Museum of Modern Art

In Baigneuse, Miró paints the deep blue of the sea, of the night sky, which floods across the whole canvas, the latter still emerging here and there. This background, Miró’s ‘colour of dreams,’ becomes the subject of the painting. Gently resting upon it, like a counterpoint, are drawings, signs hardly sketched but inscribed: a boat, a wave, a fish, a horizon line, three little red dots – the poetic signs of an aquatic world of dream. Made in the year that the Surrealist Manifesto was published, this was one of the first paintings to be bought by the writer Michel Leiris, who saw in it a par...

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