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691

A work made of letterpress on white wove paper; two wove paper cut-out designs (one loose); two photolithographs after drawings, one line block reproduction of a hand-written note in blue on buff wove paper; one line block reproduction of hand-written shape poem in black on graph paper watermarked p.j.a. velin.

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  • A work made of letterpress on white wove paper; two wove paper cut-out designs (one loose); two photolithographs after drawings, one line block reproduction of a hand-written note in blue on buff wove paper; one line block reproduction of hand-written shape poem in black on graph paper watermarked p.j.a. velin.

Date:

Alès, France: P.A. Benoit, 1959

Artist:

Francis Picabia (French, 1879-1953)
Contributions by Hans Arp (French, born Germany, 1886–1966)
Contributions by Marcel Duchamp (American, born France, 1887-1968)
Contributions by Tristan Tzara (French, born Romania, 1896-1963)
Printed by Pierre-André Benoit (French, 1921-1993)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries Special Collections

Artist

Francis Picabia

Title

691

Place

France (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.

1959

Medium

Letterpress on white wove paper; two wove paper cut-out designs (one loose); two photolithographs after drawings, one line block reproduction of a hand-written note in blue on buff wove paper; one line block reproduction of hand-written shape poem in black on graph paper watermarked P.J.A. VELIN

Dimensions

H.: 33 cm (13 in.)

Credit Line

Mary Reynolds Collection Fund, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Reference Number

2020.45

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