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Vines and Olive Trees, Tarragona  1919

by Joan Miró

With great attention to detail and poetic imagination, Miró painted every tiny leaf, twig, and root of the plants in the foreground, while the mountains in the distance appear wrapped in a transparent fold and mauve light. The artist spent his summers working at his family's farm near Montroig, where he recorded his love for the village and its surroundings in nearly forty...
28 5/8 × 35 3/8 in. (72.7 × 89.9 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art