French Sculpture Census

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BRETON, André
Tinchebray, Orne 1896 - Paris 1966

Poème-objet
Poem-Oject



1941 December
carved wood bust of man, oil lantern, framed photograph, toy boxing gloves, and paper mounted on drawing board

assemblage
18 x 21 x 4 3/8

Acc. No. : 197.1963
Credit Line : Kay Sage Tanguy Bequest

New York, New York, The Museum of Modern Art

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Provenance

  • 1963, Kay Sage Yanguy Bequest

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, April 5, 2013
  • 1961 Seitz
    William C. Seitz, The Art of Assemblage, 1961, p. 67
  • 1967 NY MoMA Barr
    Alfred H. Barr, Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, 1929-1967, New York, 1967, ill. 182
  • 1977 NY MoMA Legg
    Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, with Selected Works on Paper. Catalogue of the Collection, January 1, 1977, Edited by Alicia Legg, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 1977, p. 18