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CAHUN, Lucy SCHWOB, called Claude

Nantes, Loire-Atlantique 1894 - Saint-Hélier, Jersey, Channel Islands 1954

Objet

Object

1936

wood, paint, and hair

assemblage

Dimensions (HxWxD): 5 38 x 6 38 x 4 in.

[not signed]
inscribed on base: La Marseillaise est un chant révolutionnaire La Loi punit le contrefacteur des Travaux forcés

Acc. No.: 2007.30

Credit Line: Through prior gift of Mrs. Gilbert W. Chapman, 2007.30

Photo credit: ph. Art Institute of Chicago


Provenance

  • 1936?at least 1978, Paris, Galerie Charles Ratton [Harris 2004 and London 1978]
  • 1985, December 10 and 11, Paris, Etude Guy Loudmer, sale, no. 24, bought by Virginia Zabriskie
  • New York, Zabriskie Gallery [Harris 2004]
  • after April 1986, sold to private collection (Daniel Filippachi)
  • 2007, Art Institute of Chicago, Through prior gift of Mrs. Gilbert W. Chapman

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, September 4, 2013
  • 1987 Martin
    Richard Martin, Fashion and Surrealism, New York, 1987, p.70 (ill.)
  • 1992 Leperlier
    François Leperlier, Claude Cahun, l'écart et la métamorphose, Paris, 1992, p. 216-217
  • 1997 Durozoi
    G. Durozoi, Histoire du mouvement surréaliste, Paris, 1997, p. 259 (ill)
  • 2001 Harris
    Steven Harris, "Coup d'oeil," Oxford Art Journal, 24,1, 2001, 89–12, cover, (ill.) and fig. 1
  • 2004 Harris
    Steven Harris, Surrealist Art and Thought in the 1930s: Art, Politics, and the Psyche, London, 2004, p. 163–173, p. 165 (ill.), fig. 20
  • 2004 Zabriskie
    Zabriskie Gallery, Zabriskie: Fifty Years, New York, 2004, pp. opp. 26 (ill.), 27
  • 2006 Downie
    Louise Downie, ed. Don't Kiss Me: The Art of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, London, 2006, p. 17
  • 2006 Leperlier
    François Leperlier, Claude Cahun: l’Exotisme interior, Paris, 2006, 328–31, fig. 99

Exhibitions

  • 1936 Paris

    Exposition surréaliste d’objets, Paris, Galerie Charles Ratton, May 1936


    1964 Paris

    Le Surréalisme: Sources-Histoire-Affinités, Paris, Galerie Charpentier, 1964, no. 492


    1978 London

    Dada and Surrealism Reviewed, London, Hayward Gallery, January 11–March 27, 1978, no. 12.1, p. 294 (ill.)


    1986 New York

    1936 Surrealism, New York, Zabriskie Gallery, 18 February–4 April 1986, pp. 2 (ill.) and 20


    1990 Berkeley

    Anxious Visions: Surrealist Art, Berkeley, University Art Museum, University of California, October 3–December 30, 1990, no. 21, pp. 32 (ill.), 33, 285


    1999 New York

    Surrealism: Two Private Eyes, The Nesuhi Ertegun and Daniel Filipacchi Collections, New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, June 4–September 12, 1999, no. 264, vol. 1, p. 344 (illus.)