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
    Wifredo Lam, artist
    born: Sagua la Grande, Cuba ; died: Paris, France ; active: Cuba, France, 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
  • 2006.0282.03

An image of an opened book. Verso contains a fourteen-line poem preceded by its title, and verso an abstract print of three abstract animal figures, top, middle, and bottom. The deckled edges of other pages are also visible.