Artist Joan Miró, Spanish, 1893-1983
Publisher Maeght, active 1946 - present
  • Préparatifs d'oiseaux III
  • Bird Sketches III (alternate title)
Date between 1963 and 1964
Medium etching, aquatint and lithograph printed in color ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image and sheet: 19 × 22 7/8 inches (48.3 × 58.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Hal H. Smith Fund
Accession Number 68.143
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pencil, lower right of image: Miro.
Marks Watermark: BFK RIVES
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: 59/75
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: préparatifs d' oiseaux III
1968-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Joan Miró: Prints and Books. Exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, 1966, no. 192 (dated 1964).

Miró: L'oeuvre graphique. Exh. cat., Musée de l'art moderne and Fundação Gulbenkian. Paris and Lisbon, 1974, no. 69 (dated 1963).