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Marcel BROODTHAERS

Brussels, Belgium 1924 – Cologne, West Germany 1976

artist

  • Brussels, Belgium 1924-2962
  • Paris, France 1962-1963
  • Brussels, Belgium 1963-1969
  • Dusseldorf and Cologne, West germany 1969-1972
  • London, England 1972-1976
  • Cologne, West Germany 1976.

GALERIE YVON LAMBERT

1966

publisher (organisation)

Comment va la Mémoire et La Fontaine? [How is the memory and La Fontaine?] 1973 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic offset lithograph, printed in coloured inks. Support: cream card
Impression: 72/100
Edition: edition of 100
Publisher: GALERIE YVON LAMBERT
Place Published: Paris, France
Date Published: 1973

Primary Insc: signed with monogram lower right, pencil "M.B.". numbered lower right, pencil "72/100". printed key along bottom, black ink "fig. A. Extrait du catalogue "Manufrance" (1972) Saint-Etienne/ fig. B. Carte postale (1919) addressée à M. Jean de Henin. Près du Sentier Ecossais. Le Zoute."; printed handwritten inscription centre, black ink, "Le Simplex ague en maître/ sur le marché des fusils à un coup./ fig. A."; printed handwritten inscription, centre right, "Vive la liberté!/ Comment va la mémoire/ et La Fountain?/ canards sauvages/ prenant leures ébats/ fig. B.".
Dimensions: 64.8 h x 43.9 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Nobis, Norbert and Werner Meyer, "Marcel Broodthaers: Katalog der Editionen Graphik und Bücher" (Ostfildern-Ruit: Cantz, 1996), cat. 18, pp. 40-41
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.630.4