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Poésie de mots inconnus

A work made of unbound book with letterpress in black and red, and thirteen intaglios, seven woodcuts, six lithographs, and one linocut on cream laid handmade paper with blue laid handmade endpapers, tucked in vellum cover with line block in black, and in vellum wrap with embossing, inside a vellum folder.
© 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, © 2018 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of unbound book with letterpress in black and red, and thirteen intaglios, seven woodcuts, six lithographs, and one linocut on cream laid handmade paper with blue laid handmade endpapers, tucked in vellum cover with line block in black, and in vellum wrap with embossing, inside a vellum folder.

Date:

1949

Artist:

Iliazd (French, born Russia, 1894–1975)
prints by Jean (Hans) Arp (French, born Germany, 1886–1966), Georges Braque (French, 1882–1963), Camille Bryen (French, 1907–1977), Marc Chagall (French, born Belarus, 1887–1985), Oscar Domínguez (Spanish, 1906–1957), Serge Férat (French, born Russia, 1881–1958), Alberto Giacometti (Swiss, 1901–1966), Albert Gleizes (French, 1881–1953), Raoul Hausmann (Austrian, 1886–1971), Henri Laurens (French, 1885–1954), Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955), Alberto Magnelli (Italian, 1888–1971), André Masson (French, 1896–1987), Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954), Jean Metzinger (French, 1883–1956), Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983), Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973), Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes (French, 1884–1974), Léopold Survage (French, born Russia, 1879–1968), Sophie Taeuber-Arp (Swiss, 1889–1943), Edgard Tytgat (Belgian, 1879–1957), Jacques Villon (French, 1875–1963), and Wols (German, 1913-1951)
poems by Ronke Akinsemoyin (British, born Nigeria, 1919–1945), Pierre Albert-Birot (French, 1876–1967), Arp, Antonin Artaud (French, 1896-1948), Jacques Audiberti (French, 1899–1965), Hugo Ball (German, 1886-1927), Nicolas Beauduin (French, 1881-1960), Bryen, Paul Dermée (Belgian, 1886–1951), Hausmann, Vicente Huidobro (Chilean, 1893–1948), Iliazd, Eugène Jolas (American, 1894–1952), Velimir Khlébnikov (Russian, 1885-1922)
Aleksei Krutchonykh (Russian, 1886–1968), Picasso, Boris Poplavsky (French, born Russia, 1903-1935), Kurt Schwitters (German, 1887–1948), Michel Seuphor (French, born Belgium, 1901-1999), Igor’ Terentʹev (Russian, 1892–1937), and Tristan Tzara (French, born Romania, 1896-1963)
letterpress, woodcuts, and linocut printed by L’Imprimerie Union (French, 1910–1995)
etchings printed by Roger Lacourière (French, 1892–1966)
Chagall etching printed by Paul Haasen (French, ca. 1890–1944)
lithographs printed by Mourlot Frères (French, 1852–1994)
published by Le Degré 41 (French, founded Georgia, 1919–1975)

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Artist

Iliazd

Title

Poésie de mots inconnus

Origin

France

Date

Published 1949

Medium

Unbound book with letterpress in black and red, and thirteen intaglios, seven woodcuts, six lithographs, and one linocut on cream laid handmade paper with blue laid handmade endpapers, tucked in vellum cover with line block in black, and in vellum wrap with embossing, inside a vellum folder

Inscriptions

Signed folio 3, recto upper left, below colophon, in orange pencil: “Iliazd”

Dimensions

354 × 275 × 22 mm (book, closed); 367 × 288 × 35 mm (vellum folder)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg in memory of Bessie Kisloff Braude, Esq.

Reference Number

2014.514

Copyright

© 2018 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, © 2018 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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