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"La mort de Marat (The Death of Marat)," frontispiece to the book De derrière les fagots (Behind the Bundles of Firewood) by Benjamin Péret (Paris: Editions surréalistes, 1934)
Date:
1934
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Monoprint Drypoint (color) On Japan Nacré Paper
Dimensions:
Image: 191 x 135 mm (7 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.); Sheet: 218 x 153 mm (8 9/16 x 6 in.)
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
2000.200.63.1
Acquisition Date:
2000-12-31
Credit Line:

The Reva and David Logan Collection of Illustrated Books

Exhibition History:

CPLH, Picasso as Book Illustrator, 6 Oct 1998 - 31 Jan 1999.

CPLH, Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870 - 2000: The Reva and David Logan Collection of Illustrated Books, 6 Oct 2001 - 6 Jan 2002.

CPLH, Logan Gallery, Picasso as Book Illustrator, 6 May - 3 Sept 2006.

Copyright:

© 2019 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Image of the assassination of Marat while writing with a plume pen in his bathtub, with murderess Charlotte Corday, a distorted surrealist monster, plunging her dagger into the victim's heart, rays of bright light emanate from a window

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