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Les jeux de la poupée

A work made of illustrated book with 15 vintage gelatin silver prints with hand-applied watercolor.

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  • A work made of illustrated book with 15 vintage gelatin silver prints with hand-applied watercolor.

Date:

Paris: Editions Premières, 1949

Artist:

Hans Bellmer (German, born Poland, 1902-1975)
Written by Paul Eluard (French, 1895-1952)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries Special Collections

Artist

Hans Bellmer

Title

Les jeux de la poupée

Place

Paris (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1949

Medium

Illustrated book with 15 vintage gelatin silver prints with hand-applied watercolor

Edition

118 of an edition of 136, plus six hors-commerce proofs

Inscriptions

Signed in graphite "Bellmer" on the second to last page

Dimensions

25 × 20 × 3 cm (9 7/8 × 7 7/8 × 1 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Mary Reynolds Collection, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Reference Number

2019.935

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