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Photo reproduction of Max Ernst's Punching ball or the immortality of Buonarroti

view Photo reproduction of Max Ernst's <em>Punching ball or the immortality of Buonarroti</em> digital asset number 1
Subject:
Ernst, Max
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1920
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 08 cm.
Summary:
Reproduction of a photomontage by Ernst. Shows photo of Ernst as a young man, with overlaid image of a figure composed of a woman's torso, and a man's head from a medical illustration. Written across Ernst's face is the word "dadamax." The composite figure is labeled "Caesar Buonarroti."
Identification on label attached to verso (typewritten): Ernst, Max; [Da]damax with Ceasar [sic] Buonarroti c. 1920, collection of Tristan Tzara, Paris.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Collage
Portraits
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)4633
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Rudi Blesh papers, 1909-1983
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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