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Brussels, Belgium 1924 – Cologne, West Germany 1976


  • 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.


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Atlas 1975 Place made: Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic offset lithograph, printed in black ink. Support: white Ingres paper
Impression: 21/50
Edition: edition of 50 (1-22 signed and numbered, 23-50 stamped "Estate M. Broodthaers") plus 5 artist's proofs (numbered with Roman Numerals)
Place Published: Brussels, Belgium
Date Published: 1975

Primary Insc: signed and dated verso lower right, name underlined, black ink "M. Broodthaers 75". numbered verso lower right, black ink "21/50". two lines of inscription verso lower right, overstamped, blue-black ink; inscription upper right of centre, repeated four times, running vertically top to centre, black ink "Marcel Broodthaers/ LA/ CONQUÈTE/ DE/ ESPACE/ Atlas a l'usage/ des artistes/ et des militaires/ BRUXELLES"; inscription lower left of centre, repeated four times, running vertically centre to bottom, "IL A ETE TIRE POUR LE COMPTE/ DE LEBEER HOSSMANN, EDITEURS/ DE CET ATLAS AN FORMAT DE/ MINISCULE/ 50 EXÊMPLAIRES SIGNES ET NUMEROTES DE 1 A 50 ET/ 5 EXÊMPLAIRES D'ARTISTE/ MARQUES DE 1 A V. LE TOUTE/ CONSTITUANT L'EDITION/ ORIGINALE./ ©MARCEL BROODTHAERS".
Dimensions: sheet 48.0 h x 62.9 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Nobis, Norbert and Werner Meyer, "Marcel Broodthaers: Katalog der Editionen Graphik und Bücher" (Ostfildern-Ruit: Cantz, 1996), cat. 26, pp. 50-51
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.630.9