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The Mirror of Genoveva
  • Meret Oppenheim, artist
    1913–1985
    born: Berlin, Germany ; died: Bern, Switzerland
    The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., publisher
  • The Mirror of Genoveva, 1968
  • S.M.S. No. 2
  • Where object was made: United States
  • offset lithograph
  • Object Length/Width: 253 x 172 mm
    Object Height/Width: 9 15/16 x 6 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Shearburn
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0125.07
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Thick cream colored paper with image of a face covered in fur at the top of the print, only visible to just above the nostrils. The chin of the figure continues into a shape that appears to be an animal leg with a cloven hoof. The figure is printed in brown.