Proun

A work made of collage of various cut-and-tipped wove papers (prepared with gouache, graphite, and varnish), and brush and pen and black ink, with red watercolor, on cream laminate cardboard.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

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  • A work made of collage of various cut-and-tipped wove papers (prepared with gouache, graphite, and varnish), and brush and pen and black ink, with red watercolor, on cream laminate cardboard.

Date:

1924–25

Artist:

El Lissitzky (Lazar Markovich Lissitzky)
Russian, 1890-1941

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Artist

El Lissitzky

Title

Proun

Origin

Russia

Date

1924–1925

Medium

Collage of various cut-and-tipped wove papers (prepared with gouache, graphite, and varnish), and brush and pen and black ink, with red watercolor, on cream laminate cardboard

Inscriptions

Printed label, verso, upper center on mount: EL LISSITZKY"; inscribed in pen and brown ink: "Proun / N 92"; lower right, in graphite: "Bristol–Karton 2"; lower left, in black crayon: "80"

Dimensions

498 x 650 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1998.734

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

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