Poésie de mots inconnus

A work made of book with letterpress in black and red, and thirteen intaglios, seven woodcuts, six lithographs, and one linocut on cream laid handmade paper, line block in black on vellum, embossing on vellum, and blue laid handmade endpapers, bound in black and white leather cover with orange, purple, green, yellow, and blue leather decorations.

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  • A work made of book with letterpress in black and red, and thirteen intaglios, seven woodcuts, six lithographs, and one linocut on cream laid handmade paper, line block in black on vellum, embossing on vellum, and blue laid handmade endpapers, bound in black and white leather cover with orange, purple, green, yellow, and blue leather decorations.

Date:

1949

Artist:

Iliazd (French, born Russia, 1894–1975)
prints by Jean (Hans) Arp (French, born Germany, 1886–1966), Georges Braque (French, 1882–1963), Camille Bryen (French, 1907–1977), Marc Chagall (French, born Belarus, 1887–1985), Oscar Domínguez (Spanish, 1906–1957), Serge Férat (French, born Russia, 1881–1958), Alberto Giacometti (Swiss, 1901–1966), Albert Gleizes (French, 1881–1953), Raoul Hausmann (Austrian, 1886–1971), Henri Laurens (French, 1885–1954), Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955), Alberto Magnelli (Italian, 1888–1971), André Masson (French, 1896–1987), Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954), Jean Metzinger (French, 1883–1956), Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983), Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973), Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes (French, 1884–1974), Léopold Survage (French, born Russia, 1879–1968), Sophie Taeuber-Arp (Swiss, 1889–1943), Edgard Tytgat (Belgian, 1879–1957), Jacques Villon (French, 1875–1963), and Wols (German, 1913-1951)
poems by Ronke Akinsemoyin (British, born Nigeria, 1919¬–1945), Pierre Albert-Birot (French, 1876–1967), Arp, Antonin Artaud (French, 1896-1948), Jacques Audiberti (French, 1899–1965), Hugo Ball (German, 1886-1927), Nicolas Beauduin (French, 1881-1960), Bryen,
Paul Dermée (Belgian, 1886–1951), Hausmann, Vicente Huidobro (Chilean, 1893–1948), Iliazd, Eugène Jolas (American, 1894–1952), Velimir Khlébnikov (Russian, 1885-1922)
Aleksei Krutchonykh (Russian, 1886–1968), Picasso, Boris Poplavsky (French, born Russia, 1903-1935), Kurt Schwitters (German, 1887–1948), Michel Seuphor (French, born Belgium, 1901-1999), Igor’ Terentʹev (Russian, 1892¬–1937), and Tristan Tzara (French, born Romania, 1896-1963)
letterpress, woodcuts, and linocut printed by L’Imprimerie Union (French, 1910–1995)
etchings printed by Roger Lacourière (French, 1892–1966)
Chagall etching printed by Paul Haasen (French, ca. 1890–1944)
lithographs printed by Mourlot Frères (French, 1852–1994)
published by Le Degré 41 (French, founded Georgia, 1919–1975)
bound by Paul Bonet (French, 1889–1932)

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Artist

Iliazd

Title

Poésie de mots inconnus

Origin

Belgium

Date

1949

Medium

Book with letterpress in black and red, and thirteen intaglios, seven woodcuts, six lithographs, and one linocut on cream laid handmade paper, line block in black on vellum, embossing on vellum, and blue laid handmade endpapers, bound in black and white leather cover with orange, purple, green, yellow, and blue leather decorations

Inscriptions

Signed folio 3, recto upper left, below colophon, in orange pencil: “Iliazd”

Dimensions

333 × 263 × 30 mm (book, closed); 340 × 270 × 36 mm (slipcase)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxine Kunstadter

Reference Number

1978.627

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