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 Frederic Delanglade   (1907-1970)

  Le Lapin (The Rabbit)
  • ink on paper, 1942
  • signed Delanglade and dated 42 lower left recto
  • additionally inscribed lower margin recto:
    Mais quand le lapin tira bel et bien une montre de la poche de son gilet
    (But when the rabbit actually took a watch out of its waistcoat-pocket)
  • image size 9⅞" x 6½" (25 x 16.5 cm.)
  • Provenance:  Collection Andre Breton, Paris
  • Exhibited:  Dada e Surrealismo riscoperti, Arturo Schwarz, Complesso Monumentale Del Vittoriano, Rome, Oct 09, 2009 - Feb 07,2010, p.352
This work is a preparatory drawing for Delanglade's major project, A Lys, a dreamlike rambling on Alice in Wonderland with twelve illustrated poems, eventually published in 1958.
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