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  • Alain Bosquet, author
    1919–1998
    born: Odessa, Soviet Union (present- day Russia) ; died: Paris, France
    Jacques Hérold, artist
    1910–1991
    born: Piatra-Neamt, Romania ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • 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
  • 2006.0282.02
Description

An image of an opened book. Verso contains a seventeen-line poem preceded by its title, and verso an abstract print of some sort of creature hovering above a trapezoid-shaped field at center bottom. The deckled edges of other pages are also visible.