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Horses in the Fjords, from "Occupations"

Les chevaux dans les Fjords, from "Occupations"

1943
Asger Jorn (Danish, 1914–1973), Printed by R. Tamburro, Paris, Publisher Galerie Rive Gauche, Paris


Catalogue Raisonné

Van de Loo 54

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.3 x 37.9 cm (11 1/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2308.10

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

“Occupations” is a set of twenty-three etchings accompanied by a title page, an essay by the poet René Bertellé, a list of plates, and a colophon signed by Jorn and Bertellé. It is encased in a green burlap portfolio cover. “Occupations” was printed by the master printer R. Tamburro in 1960 and published by the Galerie Rive Gauche in an edition of 50.

Provenance

Sotheby's London, Lot 320, (November 8, 2001); to Charles M. Young Fine Prints and Drawings (Portland, CT); from whom purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession date: April 22, 2009)

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund