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.

La signature Série 1 Tirage illimité [The signature 1st series Unlimited Edition] 1969 Materials & Technique: prints, stencil screen print, printed in black and red Support: drafting paper
Impression: not numbered
Edition: edition unlimited, unsigned and unnumbered; however 60 copies were printed during the artist's lifetime and signed with monogram "M.B." lower left, below printed inscription ".La Signature"
Publisher: BROODTHAERS, Marcel
Place Published: Brussels, Belgium
Date Published: 1969

Primary Insc: not signed or dated
Secondary Insc: not numbered
Tertiary Insc: printed inscription lower left to lower right, red ink ".La Signature Série 1. Tirage illimité." printed individual monograms upper right to lower left on 13 rows (rows 1-8 (repeated 11 times), row 9 (repeated 12 times), rows 10-12 (repeated 13 times), row 13 (repeated 14 times)), black ink "M.B."
Dimensions: 54.8 h x 74.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Nobis, Norbert and Werner Meyer, "Marcel Broodthaers: Katalog der Editionen Graphik und Bücher" (Ostfildern-Ruit: Cantz, 1996), cat. 3, pp. 20-21
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.630.13
Image rights: © Marcel Broodthaers. Licensed by Viscopy