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Woodblock for illustration for "Donnerbach Muhle," poem in Char's POEMES (1952)

Artist:
Nicolas de Staël (French, 1914–1955)
Date:
ca. 1952
Medium:
Woodcut - woodblock
Dimensions:
13 11/16 x 10 3/8 x 7/8 in. (34.7 x 26.3 x 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Blocks
Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore Schempp, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1229.4
Not on view
Inscription: On verso, in orange pencil/crayon: "A Ted / Nicohas / 1951-1952." (The inscription is visible under the remains of glue and the bits of burgundy velvet once used to cover the verso.)
Presented by Nicolas de Staël (French, 1914–1955)to Theodore Schempp, ca. 1952; Donor: Theodore Schempp Evaluation for 1986.1229.1-.4
Cooper, Douglas. NICOLAS DE STAEL. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson [c. 1961].

Jouffroy, Jean-Pierre. LA MESURE DE NICOLAS DE STAEL. Neuchâtel: Ides et Calendes, 1981.
Pierre Granville "De deux colonnes érigées" in Exposition Rene Char. Exposition Rene Char. Fondation Maeght, Saint Paul de Vence, 1971, cat. no. 167.

National Art Library From Manet to Hockney, Modern Artists' Illustrated Books. Carol Hogben, Rowan Watson, Victoria and Albert Museum , London, London, 1985, cat. no. 127.



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