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Lunar Bird, (1945 /enlarged and cast1966-67)

Joan Miró, Spanish, b. Barcelona, 1893–1983

Bronze, 89 3/8 X 88 1/2 X 58 1/4 IN. (207.0 X 204.9 X 147.8 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.204

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (European), Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), Garden