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Yves TANGUY - Print - Etching - Nude (A poem in each Paul Eluard book) 1

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Nude (A poem in each Paul Eluard book) is a print by the artist Yves TANGUY which will personalize in a unique and original way the interior of art lovers.

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Yves TANGUY - Print - Etching - Nude (A poem in each Paul Eluard book) 1

Artist: Yves TANGUY (1900-1955)
Title: Nude, 1955
Technique and support: Etching on Japanese paper
Type of work: Print numbered I/IV in pencil at the bottom left. This work is an additional wide-margined edition of illustration 16 of the tribute book to Eluard "a poem in each book" published in 1956 in 120 copies. The work offered here comes from the album called "Album A", Reprinted from the book in 20 copies. Each album contains, like the book, 16 prints (including this work by Yves Tanguy) but they were printed with large margins and unlike the prints in the book, all signed or monogrammed by the artists with the exception of those of Yves Tanguy who died during the Draw. The album we have was the property of the publisher Louis BRODER. It stands out from the others because it is enriched in addition to the 16 large-margined illustrations with many other prints collected by the publisher throughout his collaboration with the artists on this book.
Dimensions: 51 x 33 cm (image 21 x 19 cm)
Condition: Good
Provenance: Genevieve and Jean Paul Kahn collection

 

Expert's commentYves Tanguy joined the surrealist group in 1925. His mineral landscapes, linear horizons, supple cartilages, fascinating being-objects, dreamlike atmospheres where the unconscious wants to be sovereign are appreciated by Eluard. No wonder then that this print appears in the tribute book to Paul Eluard.

 

The Album and the Book :

Explanatory photo 1: Comparison between Album A offprint of "a poem in each book" printed in 20 copies and the book "a poem in each book" printed in 120 copies.
Explanatory photo 2: Album A offprint of 20 copies having belonged to the publisher Louis Broder contained in a gray canvas box with a label stuck on the back and the first cover.
Explanatory photo 3: Proof of printing of Album A which indicates the maximum number of copies of prints contained in total in the 20 albums as well as the names of the artists. It is annotated in red pencil "Editor's copy B" because it belonged to Louis Broder.
Explanatory photo 4: Original print signed and printed with wide margins by Pablo Picasso, contained in album A
Explanatory photo 5: Original print signed and printed with large margins by Max Ernst, contained in album A
Explanatory photo 6: Book "a poem in each book" printed in 120 copies, containing the 16 prints unsigned by the artists (signatures on the proof of printing of the book)
Explanatory photo 7: Print by Pablo Picasso on double page, unsigned contained in the book "a poem in each book"
Explanatory photo 8: Print by Max Ernst unsigned contained in the book "a poem in each book"

 

 

To discover in pictures the history of Album A and the rare prints it contains, click on the video below !

 

 

Biography of the artist : Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy, is a French surrealist painter and draftsman, born on January 5 in Paris. Sensitive to painting, it was a canvas by Giorgio De Chirico, seen in a gallery in Paris, that decided him to become a painter. His automatist experiences and his dreamlike landscapes brought him closer to the surrealists, a group he joined in 1925. He held his first personal exhibition in Paris in 1927 and participated from October to November 1933, in the 6th esalon des surindépendants, with the surrealist group. He finally joined the United States in 1940, where he ended his life, acquiring American nationality.

 

History of the book and the album: We advise you to read our blog "THE ALBUM OF LOUIS BRODER: A LEGENDARY PORTFOLIO".

 

About Paul ELUARD : We advise you to read our blog "PAUL ELUARD: THE CHOSEN ONE OF THE ART".

 

 

 

 

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