Head of a Catalan Peasant by Joan Miró

Surrealist work with a red Catalan cap at top centre, two eyes and a beard on a blue background.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
92 x 73 cm
Art Fund grant:
£300,000 ( Total: £2,100,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
Antony Penrose

Joint purchase with Tate, London.

Provenance

Pierre Loeb, Paris; Rene Gaffe, Brussels; Roland Penrose thence by descent.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 73/75 Belford Road, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH4 3DR 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

Entry details

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