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Title Le Surréalisme en 1947.
Added title Exposition internationale du surréalisme
Publisher/Date Paris, Pierre à Feu, Maeght [c1947]
Description 139 p. illus., 44 plates. 25 cm.
Barcode Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 MoMA Drawings & Prints Study Center  N6494 .S8 1947 (2 S8 S8a)    AVAILABLE
 300508683  MoMA Manhattan Artists' Books (boxed oversize)  N6494.S8 S88 1947a (Cover shelved separately)    1 HOLD
 MoMA Offsite Special Collections Flat  N6494.S8 S88 1947 (Cover only; book shelved separately)    CHECKED OUT - ASK AT REF DESK
 MoMA Offsite Stacks  N6494.S8 S88 1947 (2 S8 S8)    MISSING
Note Brooklyn: Trade edition.
Brooklyn: Second copy is a photocopy.
At head of title: Exposition internationale du surréalisme, presentee par Andre Breton et Marcel Duchamp.
"La couverture est l'original d'un objet de Marcel Duchamp en collaboration avec Enrico Donati, ou sa reproduction photographique."
Issued in connection with exhibition held at Galerie Maeght, Paris.
MoMA: An original edition of 999 copies contains 24 original prints.
Issued also in a trade edition, without the original prints.
Unnumbered plates are printed on 1 side of leaf only.
MoMA: Illustrations: 18 prints : lithograph, col. (4), red and black (1), pink (1), b&w (12) ; full-page. By Miro⁺ѓ (col.), Hare, Calder, Lam (red and black), Brauner (col.), Capacci, Sage, Lamba, Tanguy, Damme, Donati, He⁺ѓrold (col.), Ernst (col.), Man Ray (pink), De Diego, Brignoni, Toyen and Matta. Printed by Mourlot fre⁺ђres. Stones effaced after printing. The print by Man Ray is not mentioned in the "Justification du tirage" nor in "Ordre des mise-en-pages des ... hors-textes" (p. 11); in same sources, Damme is identified as Elisabeth van Damme, but print is signed in medium S. van Damme, i.e. Suzanne van Damme. -- 5 prints : etching, col. (1), b&w (4) ; full-page. By Maria (i.e. Maria Martins), Tanning, Bellmer (col.), Jean and Tanguy. Printed by Lacourie⁺ђre. Plates effaced after printing. -- 2 prints on opposite pages : woodcut, b&w ; full-page. By Jean Arp. Printed by Mourlot fre⁺ђres. Blocks effaced after printing. Subject: Before and after the Battle of Hastings. -- 44 p. of photomechanical prints (94 figs.) : reproduction of paintings and photos., b&w ; various sizes. Pages numbered i-xliv. -- 20 photomechanical prints : reproduction of drawings, b&w ; double-page (1), full-page (2) or smaller.
MoMA: Issued in beige wrappers, enclosed in flesh pink paper covered portfolio. Mounted on front of portfolio: 1 collage : foam rubber, paint, black velvet ; 22 x 18 cm. By Marcel Duchamp, with the collaboration of Enrico Donati. Subject: A velvet-encircled female breast. "A ready-made ... a pink foam-rubber breast (from a set of 'falsies')"--Schwarz. In pearl gray paper covered slipcase with label on front: Prie⁺ђre de toucher.
LC subject Surrealism -- Exhibitions.
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Other author Breton, André, 1896-1966.
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968.
Donati, Enrico.
Brauner, Victor, 1903-1966.
Ernst, Max, 1891-1976.
Hérold, Jacques, 1910-1987.
Lam, Wifredo.
Miró, Joan, 1893-1983.
Brignoni, Sergio, 1903-2002.
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976.
Capacci, Bruno.
Damme, Suzanne van, 1901-
De Diego, Julio, 1900-1979.
Donati, Enrico, 1909-2008.
Hare, David, 1917-1992.
Lamba, Jacqueline, 1910-1993.
Matta, 1912-2002.
Man Ray, 1890-1976.
Sage, Kay.
Tanguy, Yves, 1900-1955.
Toyen, 1902-1980.
Bellmer, Hans, 1902-1975.
Jean, Marcel, 1900-1993.
Martins, Maria, 1894-1973.
Tanning, Dorothea, 1910-2012.
Arp, Jean, 1887-1966.
Related corporate bodies Galerie Maeght (Paris, France)
Maeght éditeur.
Atelier Lacourière. printer of plates.
Mourlot frères. printer of plates.
Other meeting Exposition internationale du surréalisme (1947 : Paris, France)
WorldCat no. 7978910

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