André Masson

The Genius of the Species (Le génie de l'espèce)


Drypoint and engraving
plate: 14 7/16 x 10 3/4" (36.7 x 27.3 cm); sheet: 20 7/8 x 15 1/16" (53 x 38.3 cm)
Gift of Curt Valentin
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© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
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André Masson has 104 works  online.
There are 21,518 prints online.

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