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Peau (Skin)
  • Alain Bosquet, author
    born: Odessa, Soviet Union (present- day Russia) ; died: Paris, France
    Dorothea Tanning, artist
    born: Galesburg, Illinois, United States ; died: Manhattan, New York, United States ; active: United States, France
  • Peau (Skin), 1959
  • Paroles Peintes (Painted Words)
  • Where object was made: France
  • color etching, soft-ground, aquatint
  • 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
  • 2006.0282.05
Label Text

An image of an opened book. Verso contains an eighteen-line poem preceded by its title, and verso an abstract print with what appear to be two figures, one taller on the left, and one shorter on the right. The deckled edges of other pages are also visible.