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The Green Beard, from "Occupations"

La barbe verte, from "Occupations"

1939
Asger Jorn (Danish, 1914–1973), Printed by R. Tamburro, Paris, Publisher Galerie Rive Gauche, Paris


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