André Masson. The Fruits of the Abyss (Les Fruits de l'abîme) from VVV Portfolio. 1942, published 1943

André Masson

The Fruits of the Abyss (Les Fruits de l'abîme) from VVV Portfolio

1942, published 1943

Etching from a portfolio of five etchings (one with aquatint), three duplicated drawings (two watercolor on paper and one crayon on paper), one collage, one engraving, and one gelatin silver print
plate: 11 7/8 x 7 15/16" (30.1 x 20.2cm); sheet: 16 15/16 x 12" (43 x 30.5cm)
VVV, New York
50 announced, approx. 20 issued
The Louis E. Stern Collection
Object number
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
VVV Portfolio
Drawings and Prints
This work is not on view.
This work is part of a portfolio with 9 other works online.
André Masson has 104 works  online.
There are 21,521 prints online.

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