The Farm Digital History ID 2591|
Credit: National Gallery of Art and Artist Rights Society
Media type: painting
Museum Number: 1987.18.1./PA
Annotation: Born in 1893 in the Catalan region of Spain (near Barcelona), Joan Miró Ferra was a painter, sculptor, ceramicist and printmaker.
Considered one of his best known works of art, The Farm is a painting of his family’s farm in the village of Montroig. Rich in detail, Miró used realism and cubism in this work of art. The folk-style influence of his Catalan heritage was reflected in some of his work.
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