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Exquisite Corpse

A work made of pen and black ink, and graphite with smudging, with colored pencils and colored crayons on tan wove paper.
© 2018 Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris, © 2018 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of pen and black ink, and graphite with smudging, with colored pencils and colored crayons on tan wove paper.

Date:

1928

Artist:

Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky) (American, 1890-1976)
Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983)
Yves Tanguy (American, born France, 1900-1955)
Max Morise (French, 1900-1973)

About this artwork

On View

Prints and Drawings, Gallery 397

Artist

Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky)

Title

Exquisite Corpse

Origin

France

Date

1928

Medium

Pen and black ink, and graphite with smudging, with colored pencils and colored crayons on tan wove paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed, verso, upper left, in graphite: “Man Ray / Tanguy / Miro / Morise”; inscribed and dated, verso, upper center, in black ink, in Breton's hand: “"CADAVRE EZQUIS" (1928) / De haut en bas: Man Ray, Yves Tanguy, Joan Miró, Max Morise”; signed, verso, center right, in black ink: “André Breton”; inscribed verso, center left, in graphite: “60”; verso, lower right, in graphite: “68.200”

Dimensions

362 × 231 mm

Credit Line

Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection

Reference Number

2018.333

Copyright

© 2018 Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris, © 2018 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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