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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.

Garniture symbolique [Symbolic set] [7/12] [see remarks Garniture symbolique [7/12]] 1975 Description: 12 colour images of text fragments from Stephane Mallarmé's poem 'Un coup de des' as publlished by Gallimard, Paris, 1914
Materials & Technique: photographs, 12 photographs, possibly black and white printed on colour photographic paper, the 'colour' (blue) being produced by altering the printing equipment Support: photo-sensitised paper, thin white frame
Impression: 7/12
Edition: edition of 12
Publisher: BROODTHAERS, Marcel
Place Published: London, England
Date Published: 1975

Edition Notes: 1-4 numbered and signed with monogram "M.B. or signature "M. Broodthaers", 5-12 stamped "Estate M. Broodthaers"
Primary Insc: signed verso upper right, black ink [bled] "[indecipherable] M. Broodthaers [indecipherable] / [indecipherable]"
Tertiary Insc: estate stamp verso, enclosed in concentric circles, blue ink "Estate M. Broodthaers [indecipherable]", overwritten with scribble, blue ink
Dimensions: sheet 8.8 h x 164.0 w cm comp 7.9 h x 151.9 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Nobis, Norbert and Werner Meyer, "Marcel Broodthaers: Katalog der Editionen Graphik und Bücher" (Ostfildern-Ruit: Cantz, 1996), cat. 24, pp. 48-49
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.630.17