Artist Joan Miró, Spanish, 1893-1983
Title
  • Women and Bird in the Night
Date 1944
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 15 × 18 inches (38.1 × 45.7 cm)
Framed: 22 1/2 × 25 3/4 × 2 1/2 inches (57.2 × 65.4 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of W. Hawkins Ferry
Accession Number 61.48
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N230.1, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, lower right: Miro
Inscriptions Inscribed, on stretcher: femmes et oiseau dans la nuit
Inscribed, on verso: 1944
Collection of Pierre Matisse.
W. Hawkins Ferry;
1961-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Alexander Calder, Joan Miro. Exh. cat., Perls Gallery. New York, 1961, no. 21.

"Femmes et Oiseau dans la Nuit." Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 40, nos. 3/4 (1960–1961): 66–67, pp. 66–67 (ill.).

The Institute Collects. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1965, p. 14.

The W. Hawkins Ferry Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1966, unpaginated, cat. 33 (ill.).

Museum Director's Choice, Project Outreach Travel Exhibition. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1970, pp. 32-33 (ill.).

Messer, Thomas A. "Miro Twice Removed." Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 51, no. 4 (1972): 105–111, p. 105.

The W. Hawkins Ferry Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1987, pp. 11, 33, 50, no. 36 (ill.).

Picasso et Sua Epocha: Donazioni a Musei Americani. Exh. cat., Fonazione Memmo. Rome, 2004, p. 145 (ill.).