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Blood Machine (recto); Untitled (verso)

A work made of collage of cut and painted elements and pen and black ink (decalcomania; recto); graphite (verso) on light blue laid paper.

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  • A work made of collage of cut and painted elements and pen and black ink (decalcomania; recto); graphite (verso) on light blue laid paper.

Date:

1942

Artist:

Kay Sage
American, 1898-1963

About this artwork

Born in Albany, New York, Kay Sage studied art in Washington, D.C., Rome, and later in Paris, joining the Surrealist movement in 1937. She returned to New York at the outbreak of Work War II with her husband, fellow Surrealist Yves Tanguy. Created after their move to rural Connecticut in 1942, Blood Machine was a gift to their neighbor, Judson Darrow, a friend and gunsmith.

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Artist

Kay Sage

Title

Blood Machine (recto); Untitled (verso)

Origin

United States

Date

1942

Medium

Collage of cut and painted elements and pen and black ink (decalcomania; recto); graphite (verso) on light blue laid paper

Dimensions

400 × 320 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Shapiro

Reference Number

1992.261

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