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
    Max Ernst, artist
    born: Brühl, Germany ; died: Paris, France ; active: Germany, 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
  • 2006.0282.06

An image of an opened book. Verso contains a sixteen-line poem preceded by its title, and verso an abstract print with what appear to be the faces of birds and leaves made with line drawing. The deckled edges of other pages are also visible.