Fundació Joan Miró


1893 - 1907
20 April: Birth of Joan Miró i Ferrà at 9.00 p.m. at Passatge del Crèdit 4, Barcelona. His father, Miquel Miró i Adzerias, son of a blacksmith in Cornudella, was a watchmaker and silversmith. His mother, Dolors Ferrà i Oromí, was the daughter of a cabinet-maker in Palma, Majorca.

Begins primary school at Carrer del Regomir 13, Barcelona, where he attends drawing classes given by Sr. Civil.
The earliest preserved drawings, now at the Joan Miró Foundation in Barcelona, date from this year.

Enrols at the School of Commerce in Barcelona. At the same time he attends classes at the School of Industrial and Fine Arts (the Llotja) until 1910, where his teachers are Modest Urgell and Josep Pascó.
Miró's family, 1902

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