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Marcel BROODTHAERS

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.

Le Corbeau et le Renard [The fox and the crow]
Le D est plus grand que le T [D is greater rhan T]
1968 Description: Part 5

Collection Title: Le Corbeau et le Renard [The fox and the crow]
Place made: Antwerp, Belgium
Materials & Technique: prints, photographic, collage 4 photographs (2 colour, 2 black-and-white) attached to printed photographic canvas on cardboard Support: photo-sensitised paper, photo-sensitised canvas mounted on cardboard
Impression: 14/40
Edition: edition of 40
Publisher: WIDE WHITE SPACE
Place Published: Antwerp, Belgium
Date Published: 1967

Primary Insc: signed with monogram verso lower right, black felt-tipped pen "M.B."
Secondary Insc: numbered verso lower right, black felt-tipped pen "14/40"
Tertiary Insc: printed inscription across top half, red ink "LE D EST PLUS GRAND QUE LE T. TOUS LES D DOIVENT AVOIR LA/ MÊME LONGUEUR. LE JAMBAGE ET L'OVALE ONT LA MÊME PENTE/ COMME CANS A. MODÈLES: LE CHIEN. LE RENARD. KOEKELBERG./ LE CRIS. LES MAINS. L'ORCHIDÉE. L'ARCHITECTE. LES PATTES./ LES MAINS. PARIS. LA FOURBERIE. LES VOIX. LES CRIS. LE CARAC-/ TÈRE. L'IMPRIMÉ. L'IMPRIMEUR. L'AGORA.LE BLEU. LE ROUGE. LE"
Dimensions: sheet 55.9 h x 76.0 w cm comp 45.4 h x 67.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Nobis, Norbert and Werner Meyer, "Marcel Broodthaers: Katalog der Editionen Graphik und Bücher" (Ostfildern-Ruit: Cantz, 1996), cat. B6, pp. 58-61
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.630.12.5