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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

Dimensions (HxWxD): 18 x 21 x 4 38 in.

Acc. No.: 197.1963

Credit Line: Kay Sage Tanguy Bequest

Photo credit: http://www.moma.org


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