Exquisite Corpse

A work made of graphite and colored crayons on ivory wove paper.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of graphite and colored crayons on ivory wove paper.

Date:

March 18, 1927

Artist:

André Masson (French, 1896-1987)
Max Ernst (American and French, born Germany, 1891-1976)
Max Morise (French, 1900-1973)

About this artwork

On View

Prints and Drawings, Gallery 397

Artist

André Masson

Title

Exquisite Corpse

Origin

France

Date

1927

Medium

Graphite and colored crayons on ivory wove paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed and dated on the back: APPT. ANDRÉ BRETON (upper right in red graphite); MAX MORISE/MAX ERNST/ANDRÉ MASSON/(18 MARS 1927) (upper right in graphite in Breton's hand); "CADAVRE EXQUIS" (18 mars 1927)/DE HAUT EN BAS: MAX MORISE, MAX ERNST, ANDRÉ MASSON. (upper center in black ink in Breton's hand); ANDRÈ BRETON (center right in black ink, Breton's signature); 600 (lower left in graphite)

Dimensions

200 × 155 mm

Credit Line

Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection

Reference Number

2018.335

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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