Joan Miró (1893-1985)

Help Spain (Aidez L’Espagne) 

Spanish, 1937

Stencil print

31.5 x 24.5 cm 

A Catalan farmer raises his fist in defiance of the Fascist attack against Spain’s Republican Government.

In Miró’s handwritten inscription he describes the Fascists as a spent force as opposed to the people, whose creative determination will surprise the world.

Purchased 2000 (No. 2000.4)

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