The Green Beard, from "Occupations"

La barbe verte, from "Occupations"

1939
Asger Jorn (Danish, 1914–1973)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van de Loo 45

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.2308.1

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.

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