Daphnis et Chloe by Joan Miró

This work was commissioned for the review 'Minotaure', an avant-garde magazine, which covered topics such as archaeology, literature, music and art.

Details

Medium:
Drypoint etching
Dimensions:
26 x 32 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,325 ( Total: £6,650)
Acquired in:
1998
Vendor:
Frederick Mulder

This lyrical pastoral scene, based on Greek and Roman literature, depicts the shepherd Daphnis with a pipe, together with a goat, two nude women, and the sea.

Provenance

Private collection; Frederick Mulder

Venue details

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