Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Alain Bosquet, author
    born: Odessa, Soviet Union (present- day Russia) ; died: Paris, France
    Roberto Matta, artist
    born: Santiago, Chile ; died: Tarquinia, Italy ; active: France, Italy, England, United Kingdom, United States
  • untitled, 1959
  • Paroles Peintes (Painted Words)
  • Where object was made: France
  • intaglio
  • Object Length/Width: 34.29 x 28.57 cm
    Object Length/Width: 13 1/2 x 11 1/4 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0282.09

An image of an opened book. Verso contains a nineteen-line poem preceded by its title, and verso an abstract print with two distinct figures. The central figure seems to be pointing to the second figure on the right. The deckled edges of other pages are also visible.