The Tilled Field

The Tilled Field (French: La terre labourée; Catalan: Terra llaurada) is a 1923–1924 oil-on-canvas painting by Catalan painter Joan Miró, depicting a stylised view of his family's farm at Mont-roig del Camp in Catalonia.wikipedia
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Joan Miró

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The Tilled Field (French: La terre labourée; Catalan: Terra llaurada) is a 1923–1924 oil-on-canvas painting by Catalan painter Joan Miró, depicting a stylised view of his family's farm at Mont-roig del Camp in Catalonia.
Two of Miró's first works classified as Surrealist, Catalan Landscape (The Hunter) and The Tilled Field, employ the symbolic language that was to dominate the art of the next decade.

Mont-roig del Camp

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The Tilled Field (French: La terre labourée; Catalan: Terra llaurada) is a 1923–1924 oil-on-canvas painting by Catalan painter Joan Miró, depicting a stylised view of his family's farm at Mont-roig del Camp in Catalonia.
It was a frequent subject in his early paintings, such as The Farm (1920-21) and The Tilled Field (1923-24).

Catalonia

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The Tilled Field (French: La terre labourée; Catalan: Terra llaurada) is a 1923–1924 oil-on-canvas painting by Catalan painter Joan Miró, depicting a stylised view of his family's farm at Mont-roig del Camp in Catalonia.

The Farm (Miró)

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The painting shows development from Miró's earlier works, such as The Farm, and is considered to be one of his first Surrealist works, created around the same time as the more abstracted Catalan Landscape (The Hunter).

Surrealism

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The painting shows development from Miró's earlier works, such as The Farm, and is considered to be one of his first Surrealist works, created around the same time as the more abstracted Catalan Landscape (The Hunter).

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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It is held by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.

Conifer cone

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Hanging from the tree is a shape covered with more eyes, possibly a pinecone, or perhaps a leaf or a spider; at the base of the tree is a folded newspaper with the French word jour (day).

Cave of Altamira

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Further right, in the background, is a human figure following a cattle-drawn plough, based on the Altamira cave paintings.

20th-century Western painting

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Joan Miró's The Tilled Field of 1923–1924 verges on abstraction, this early painting of a complex of objects and figures, and arrangements of sexually active characters; was Miró's first Surrealist masterpiece.

History of painting

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Joan Miró's The Tilled Field of 1923–1924 verges on abstraction, this early painting of a complex of objects and figures, and arrangements of sexually active characters; was Miró's first Surrealist masterpiece.

Western painting

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Miró's The Tilled Field (1923–1924) verges on abstraction while suggesting a complex of objects and figures and arrangements of sexually active characters; it was Miró's first Surrealist masterpiece.

The Garden of Earthly Delights

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Miró's The Tilled Field contains several parallels to Bosch's Garden: similar flocks of birds; pools from which living creatures emerge; and oversize disembodied ears all echo the Dutch master's work.