Woman and Little Girl in Front of the Sun


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

Oil on canvas lined to linen, 57 1/2 X 45 IN. (145.8 X 114.1 CM.)

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

Accession Number: 72.203

Jh Purchased From Matisse Gallery, Pierre, New York 1968

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Ways of Seeing: John Baldessari Explores the Collection," 26 July 2006-23 September 2007, no cat.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape," 29 April-29 July 2012.

Published References:
BERGER, ARTHUR ASA. Seeing is Believing: An Introduction to Visual Communication (Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1989), ill. p. 10 (fig. 0.17)
MARTINEZ, BENJAMIN and JACQUELINE BLOCK. Visual Forces: An Introduction to Design 2nd ed. (New Jersey: Englewood Cliffs/Prentice Hall, 1995), fig. C, p. 91.
(for more references, see object file)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Surrealism (European)