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  • Provenance

    Elisa Breton, Paris (gifted by the artist)
    Calmels Cohen, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 15, 2003, lots 4139, 4142, 4178, 4187
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Literature

    (i) Jean-Michel Goutier, ed., André Breton, Je vois, J'imagine, Paris, 1991, no. 131, p. 183 (illustrated, p. 174)
    (ii) Jean-Michel Goutier, ed., André Breton, Je vois, J'imagine, Paris, 1991, no. 76, p. 178 (illustrated, p. 106)
    (iii) Jean-Michel Goutier, ed., André Breton, Je vois, J'imagine, Paris, 1991, no. 52, p. 175 (illustrated, p. 85)

131

Four works: (i-iv) Untitled

(i-iii) ink and wax on paper
(iv) crayon on envelope

(i) 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (14 x 9 cm)
(ii) 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (17.1 x 12.1 cm)
(iii) 6 x 5 3/8 in. (15.2 x 13.7 cm)
(iv) 4 x 9 in. (10.2 x 22.9 cm)

(i-iii) Executed circa 1947-1948.
(iv) Executed circa 1959.

Estimate
$15,000 - 20,000 

sold for $16,250

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 2 July 2020