Artist Joan Miró, Spanish, 1893-1983
Title
  • Self Portrait II
Date 1938
Medium Oil on burlap
Dimensions Unframed: 51 × 77 x 5/16 inches (129.5 × 195.6 x 0.8 cm)
Framed: 52 3/8 × 78 1/16 × 2 1/2 inches (133 × 198.3 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of W. Hawkins Ferry
Accession Number 66.66
Department European Modern Art to 1950
On View Modern N230.1, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, center: Miro
Inscriptions Inscribed, titled, verso, upper left: JOAN MIRO | auto-portrait II | IV-938.
Upper right: HAUT
(Pierre Matisse Gallery, dealer, New York, New York, USA);
(E.V. Thaw and Co., Inc., dealer, New York, New York, USA);
Stanley N. Barbee (Beverly Hills, California, USA).
1966, G. David Thompson, Parke-Bernet Sale, 23-24 March 1966;
1966, purchased by W. Hawkins Ferry from Parke-Bernet through J. L. Hudson Galleries;
1966-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Miro, Joan. "Réponse a une Enquête." Cahiers d'art, nos. 1-4 (1939): 73 (ill.).

Dupin, J. Joan Miro, Life and Work. New York, 1962, no. 490, p. 331 (ill.).

The W. Hawkins Ferry Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1966, unpaginated, cat. 34 (ill.).

Cummings, Frederick J. and Charles H. Elam, eds. The Detroit Institute of Arts Illustrated Handbook. Detroit, 1971, p. 178. (ill.).

Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 51, no. 4, 1972, pp. 105-111, (ill.).

Rubin, W. Miro in the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Greenwich, CT, 1973, p. 130, fig. 59.

100 Masterworks from the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York, 1985, pp. 226–227 (ill.).

The W. Hawkins Ferry Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1987, pp. 10–11 (ill.), 14, 33, no. 35.