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Artist Miro, Joan
Title La Naissance du Jour (Daybreak)
Date 1942
Year Range from 1942
Year Range to 1942
Medium Gouache, watercolor and ink on wove paper
Dimensions H-31.6 W-45.4 inches
Credit line Gift of Edward Joseph Gallagher, Jr.
ID# 1956.006.001
Object Name Painting
Provenance Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, NY; Edward J. Gallagher, Jr., 1953; gift to UAMA, 1956.
Bibliography "The Edward Joseph Gallagher III Memorial Collection of the University of Arizona," Tucson: University of Arizona, 1957. 24.
"The Edward Joseph Gallagher III Memorial Collection of the University of Arizona," Tucson: University of Arizona, 1958. 36.
Dupin, Jacques. "MirĂ³ Life and Work," New York: Abrams, 1962. 369, 374.
"The Edward Joseph Gallagher III Memorial Collection of the University of Arizona," Tucson: University of Arizona, 1964. 82.
"An Exhibition of Modern Painting." Colby College, Waterville, May-Jun 1964.6.
"The Gallagher Memorial Collection, Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings, Sculpture, Collected By Mr. Edward Joseph Gallagher, Jr.," Tucson: University of Arizona Museum of Art, 1969. 90.
"Guest Informant," Tucson-Southern Arizona ed, California: Comcast, 1994-1995. 59.
Lawson, Carol, ed. "The Power of Play: New Visions of Creativity," _Chrysalis Reader_, Pennsylvania: Sweenborg Foundation, 1996. 46.
Lawson, Carol, ed. "Decisions! Decisions!," _Chrysalis Reader_, Pennsylvania: Sweenborg Foundation, 1999.
Dupin, Jacques. "Joan Miro: Catalogue Raisonne: Paintings," Daniel Lelong: France, 2002.
Directors Choice/Curators Choice, UAMA, June 26, 2015 - Aug. 30, 2015

Exhibitions History "Retrospective," Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 1953;
Tucson Fine Arts Association, Mar 30-Apr 11, 1955;
"Private Worlds," American Federation of Art, NY, circulated, Mar 1960-Mar 1961;
"Paintings from the Collections of the University of Arizona," circulated Little Rock, Springfield, Des Moines, Lawrence, 1962-63;
University of Chicago, Jun 24-Sep 6, 1963;
Colby College, Waterville, May-Jun 1964;
Yuma Fine Arts Association, AZ, Oct-Nov 1965;
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, 1966-67;
"Bouquets To Art," UAMA, March 30- April 2, 2006.
"Bouquets to Art 2008: A Celebration of Floral Artistry," UAMA, March 28-30, 2008;
"The Modern Spirit: Selections from the Edward J. Gallagher III Memorial Collection," UAMA (Main Gallery), Nov 22, 2013-March 24, 2014.
Subjects Abstract paintings
Non-objective
Surrealism
Watercolors
Ink drawings
Gouaches
Figures
Abstract
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