Claude Cahun (1894-1954)
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Claude Cahun (1894-1954)

La Marseillaise est un chant révolutionnaire, la loi punit le contrefaiteur des travaux forcés

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Claude Cahun (1894-1954)
La Marseillaise est un chant révolutionnaire, la loi punit le contrefaiteur des travaux forcés
wood and human hair
Height: 5½ in. (14 cm.)
Executed in 1936
Provenance
Galerie Charles Ratton, Paris.
Zabriskie Gallery, New York.
Probably acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1980s.
Literature
Exh. cat., Dada and Surrealism Reviewed, London, 1978, no. 12.1, p. 294.
F. Leperlier, Claude Cahun, l'écart et la métamorphose, Paris, 1992 (illustrated).
Oxford Art Journal, vol. 24, no. 1, 2001 (illustrated on the front cover).
G. Durozoi, History of the Surrealist Movement, Chicago & London, 2002 (illustrated p. 259).
Exhibited
New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Surrealism: Two Private Eyes, June - September 1999, vol. 1, no. 264 (illustrated p. 344).
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