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Sage, Kay, 1898-1963  Search this
Pound, Ezra  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.01 Linear feet
Due to the small size of this collection, the papers are arranged as one series.
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.
The memoir China Eggs by Surrealist painter Kay Sage measure 0.01 linear feet and dates from 1955. The memoir is a photocopy of a typescript draft and it covers the period of roughly 1910-1935. Sage writes of her family; childhood years in the United States and Europe; travels; her painting; living in Italy; her marriage to Prince Ranieri di San Faustino; and her friendship with Ezra Pound. The typescript draft is edited throughout, presumably by Sage.
China Eggs by Kay Sage, 1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
The collection is also available on 35mm microfilm reel 685 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Microfilm title: Autobiography of Kay Sage (Mrs. Yves Tanguay)
Use Note:
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Biography Note:
Kay Sage (1898-1963) was a Surrealist painter and poet who was born in Albany, New York; raised and educated in Europe; and eventually settled in Woodbury, Connecticut. She was married to Surrealist painter Yves Tanguay from 1940 to 1955. She exhibited widely and her artwork was acquired by many art museums. She died in Connecticut in 1963.
Language Note:
English .
China Eggs by Kay Sage is a photocopy that was donated to the Archives of American Art by Henry Sage Goodwin, relative of Sage, in 1966.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Surrealism  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art