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René MAGRITTE

Belgium 1898 – 1967

artist

Paul ELUARD

France 1895 – 1952

author

  • Switzerland France (1914)

L'AGUILLE AIMANTEE

publisher (organisation)

Moralité du sommeil [The morality of sleep] 1941
Collection Title: Moralité du sommeil [The morality of sleep]
Place made: Antwerp Paris, Flanders, Antwerpen province Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, Belgium France
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, relief lineblock printed in black ink from one block; letterpress printed in black ink Support: cream, wove, Featherweight paper; brown, wove, paper book cover
Impression: not numbered
Edition: edition of 50; plus 10 examples on Hollande Van Gelder & Zonen, numbered I-X
Publisher: L'AGUILLE AIMANTEE
Place Published: Antwerp, Paris
Date Published: 1941

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: letterpress in black ink on book cover "PAUL ELUARD/MORALITÉ/DU/SOMMEIL/DESSINS DE RENE MAGRITTE/L'AIGUILLE AIMANTEE"
Dimensions: page 18.4 h x 13.8 w cm comp 16.6 h x 8.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Poynton Bequest 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.209
Subject: Art style: Surrealism