Max Ernst Dangerous Liaisons (Les Correspondances dangeureuses) from Brunidor Portfolio, No. 1 1947

  • Not on view

Founded in New York in 1947 by the critic, artist, publisher, and collector Robert Altmann, Brunidor art publishing house produced portfolios of prints that were accompanied by contemporary art criticism and poetry. Fleeing anti-Semitism during World War II, Altmann moved to several different countries, including the United States and Cuba. He maintained close relationships with many of the artists whose works he published, a number of whom also faced displacement from the war. This portfolio was the first of seven from Brunidor and contains seven prints. It also includes a text by the art critic and poet Nicolas Calas.

Gallery label from 2022
Medium
Etching from a portfolio of five etchings (one with engraving) and two lithographs
Dimensions
plate: 11 3/4 x 8 13/16" (29.8 x 22.4 cm); sheet: 16 9/16 x 12 7/8" (42 x 32.7 cm)
Publisher
Brunidor Editions, New York
Printer
Atelier 17, New York, Stanley William Hayter, New York
Edition
70
Credit
Purchase Fund
Object number
342.1947.2
Copyright
© 2024 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Department
Drawings and Prints
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