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La septième face du dé: poëmes - découpages

A work made of paperbound book with photographically embossed cover, hand-sewn with silk in japanese style; original typography in letterpress in green with black; twenty photolithographs of paper collages (some in colors).

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  • A work made of paperbound book with photographically embossed cover, hand-sewn with silk in japanese style; original typography in letterpress in green with black; twenty photolithographs of paper collages (some in colors).

Date:

Paris: Éditions Jeanne Bucher, 1936

Artist:

Marcel Duchamp (American, born France, 1887-1968)
Written by Georges Hugnet (French, 1906-1974)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries Special Collections

Artist

Marcel Duchamp

Title

La septième face du dé: poëmes - découpages

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.

1936

Medium

Paperbound book with photographically embossed cover, hand-sewn with silk in Japanese style; Original typography in letterpress in green with black; twenty photolithographs of paper collages (some in colors)

Edition

HC

Inscriptions

Inscribed in red ink: "À Mary Reynolds cet object dont le livre est poétique très affecteusement Georges Hugnet"

Dimensions

30 × 21.5 × 1 cm (11 13/16 × 8 1/2 × 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Mary Reynolds Collection, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Reference Number

2020.40

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