Exquisite Corpse

A work made of pen and brown ink, and graphite with smudging, with colored crayons on cream wove paper.
© 2018 Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, and graphite with smudging, with colored crayons on cream wove paper.

Date:

1928

Artist:

Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky) (American, 1890-1976)
André Breton (French, 1896-1966)
Yves Tanguy (American, born France, 1900-1955)
Max Morise (French, 1900-1973)

About this artwork

On View

Prints and Drawings, Gallery 397

Artist

Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky)

Title

Exquisite Corpse

Origin

France

Date

1928

Medium

Pen and brown ink, and graphite with smudging, with colored crayons on cream wove paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed and dated on the back: "CADAVRE EXQUIS" (1928)/DE HAUT EN BAS: YVES TANGUY, MAN RAY,/MAX MORISE, ANDRÉ BRETON (upper left in black ink in Breton's hand); ANDRÉ BRETON (upper left in black ink, Breton's signature); YVES TANGUY/MAN RAY/MAX MORISE/ANDRÉ BRETON (upper right in graphite in Breton's hand); 450 (center left in graphite)

Dimensions

311 × 200 mm

Credit Line

Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection

Reference Number

2018.334

Copyright

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

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