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I have two of these double page lithgraphs (with seam down the middle) done by Joan Miro, they are out of books and I have no idea if they are of any value or not and have been curious on them for quite some time.  One is called Original Lithograph X, the other is Composition VII-this one is dry mounted w/ a merrill chase certificate, both were purchased online. Any information on them would be so helpful, I've searched the internet and haven't had much luck.

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Dear Michelle,

It appears you have lithographs from one of Miro’s illustrated books. Original Miro lithographs from his books are definitely of value. You did not mention if they have any edition marks or if they are hand signed. Basically if unsigned the value is in the hundreds. If signed and numbered-value is in the thousands. I believe your prints are from the illustrated book Opera of Colours, (Opera barev), 1971-1972. I found examples in online galleries and you may want to inquire with those galleries as to the estimated retail value of your prints. Google Image search:
Joan Miró Abstract Composition IV.
Merrill Chase Gallery was a reputable gallery in Chicago that is now closed.  
Best regards,
Dolly

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