First Papers of Surrealism Artist: Marcel Duchamp (American, born France, 1887–1968)


Exhibition catalogue printed in offset lithography for the first exhibition of Surrealism to be held in the United States


Overall: 24.13 × 14.605 cm (9 1/2 × 5 3/4in.)

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Gift of David Pease

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20th century


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Obtained by David Pease in about 1950 at a bar near the University of Wisconsin campus in exchange for a beer.
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abstract (general art genre), exhibition catalogs

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