MIRÓ, JOAN. 1893-1983.  HIRTZ, LISE [DEHARME]. 1898-1979. Il etait une petite pie.  Paris: Éditions Jeanne Bucher, 1928.

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MIRÓ, JOAN. 1893-1983.
HIRTZ, LISE [DEHARME]. 1898-1979.
Il etait une petite pie. Paris: Éditions Jeanne Bucher, 1928.

Sold for US$ 17,187 inc. premium
MIRÓ, JOAN. 1893-1983.
HIRTZ, LISE [DEHARME]. 1898-1979. Il etait une petite pie. Paris: Éditions Jeanne Bucher, 1928.
4to (325 x 255 mm). 8 lithographed plates colored in pochoir by Jean Saudé. Publisher's illustrated cloth portfolio, decorated in black and green, missing rear string tie, without wrappers.

MIRO'S FIRST ARTISTS' BOOK, number 16 of 20 copies of the EDITION DE TÊTE on Japon, SIGNED by both Miro and Hirtz at the colophon, additionally INSCRIBED by Hirtz, "Pour Mon Georges." Illustrated by 8 lithographs based on gouaches by Miro, colored in pochoir by Saudé, Il etait une petite pie was also the first work by Lise Hirtz [Delharme] who was an inspiration ("an impossible mad love") for Andre Breton, and one of the leading female surrealists, until recently overshadowed by her role as muse for many of the movement's male artists. Artists' Books in the Modern Era, 1870-2000 98. Cramer I.
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MIRÓ, JOAN. 1893-1983.  HIRTZ, LISE [DEHARME]. 1898-1979. Il etait une petite pie.  Paris: Éditions Jeanne Bucher, 1928.
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