French Sculpture Census

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MIRO, Joan
Barcelone, Spain 1893 - Palma de Majorque, Spain 1983

Oiseau lunaire
Moonbird

1946-1949, enlargement 1966
bronze

statue
7' 6" x 6' 6" x 57"

Acc. No. : formerly 515.1970
Credit Line : Deaccessioned by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1990s

formerly New York, New York, The Museum of Modern Art

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Provenance

  • 1970, Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest
  • 1990s, Deaccessioned by the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Bibliography

  • 1973 Rubin
    William Rubin, Miro in the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, 1973, repr. p. 99
  • 1977 NY MoMA Legg
    Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, with Selected Works on Paper. Catalogue of the Collection, January 1, 1977, Edited by Alicia Legg, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 1977, p. 65