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Ten photo booth photographs taken circa 1929, used by André Breton to frame Magritte’s painting, I Do Not See the Woman Hidden in the Forest.

Ten prints (some with several portraits on the same film strip). Photographs of which most were included in the photo booth photography used by André Breton to frame Magritte’s painting, I Do Not See the Woman Hidden in the Forest, reproduced in The Surrealist Revolution, No. 12, December 15, 1929. Pictured among others: André Breton, Max Ernst, Paul Éluard, Suzanne Muzard.

From left to right, and top to bottom, the montage pictured the portraits of the following individuals with their eyes closed: Alexandre, Aragon, Breton, Buñuel, Caupenne, Dalì, Éluard, Ernst, Fournier, Goemans, Magritte, Nougé, Sadoul, Tanguy, Thirion, Valentin. [Auction catalogue, 2003, information completed thanks to Gérard Roche.]

 

Creation datevers 1929
LanguagesFrench
Reference4232001
Breton Auction, 2003Lot 5031
Keywords, , ,
Categories1924-1930
Set[Journal] La Révolution surréaliste
Permanent linkhttps://www.andrebreton.fr/en/work/56600100787040

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Il faut ajouter Marcel Duhamel pour les quatre premiers photomatons.

Gérard Roche

07/07/2013