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Alphabet Deaf (Still) and (Always) Blind

A work made of collage composed of gouache on cut-and-pasted, wove, corrugated, and foil papers, laid down on cardboard.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SABAM, Brussels

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  • A work made of collage composed of gouache on cut-and-pasted, wove, corrugated, and foil papers, laid down on cardboard.

Date:

1957

Artist:

E. L. T. Mesens
Belgian, 1903-1971

About this artwork

On View

Prints and Drawings, Gallery 397

Artist

E. L. T. Mesens

Title

Alphabet Deaf (Still) and (Always) Blind

Origin

Belgium

Date

1957

Medium

Collage composed of gouache on cut-and-pasted, wove, corrugated, and foil papers, laid down on cardboard

Inscriptions

Signed, titled, and dated, along bottom: "Mesens / ALPHABET SOURD (encore) / ET (toujours) AVEUGLE 15/1957"; inscribed, verso: "At the entry of this work / in the collection of Edwin / and Lindy Bergman, I / make the promss [sic] to give / them a collage when they / will already possess five / of them. Bargain or joke? / But very sincerely / E.L.T. Mesens / 13th May 1959 (line through) / 13th April 1959"

Dimensions

334 × 241 mm

Credit Line

Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection

Reference Number

2018.342

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SABAM, Brussels

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