Pen and brown ink, and graphite with smudging, with colored crayons on cream wove paper
Inscribed and dated, verso, upper left, in black ink ,in Breton's hand: “”CADAVRE EXQUIS" (1928) / De haut en bas: Yves Tanguy, Man Ray, / Max Morise, André Breton”; signed, verso, upper left, in black ink: “André Breton”; inscribed, verso, upper right, in graphite, in Breton's hand: “Yves Tanguy / Man Ray / Max Morise / André Breton”; inscribed verso, center left, in graphite: “450”
Dawn Ades, with Margherita Andreotti and Adam Jolles, Surrealist Art: The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1997), pp. 20-21, cat. 10 (color ill.).
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, “Fantastic Drawings,” 1967–1968, no cat.
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, “Dada and Surrealism in Chicago Collections,” 1984–1985, p. 228 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, “A Tribute to Edwin A. Bergman (1917–1986): Selections from the Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection,” 1986, pamphlet no. 55.
André Breton, Paris [inscription]. Sold by Galerie Furstenberg (Simone Collinet), Paris, to Lindy and Edwin Bergman, Chicago, 1961; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018.
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