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Quelques poème de Jules Laforgue

Artist/Maker: Patrick Caulfield (England, 1936-2005)

Date: 1973
Medium: book with 22 screen prints and 6 unbound screen prints
Overall (Portfolio): 16 1/2 × 14 3/8 × 2 1/4 in. (41.9 × 36.5 × 5.7 cm)
Classification: Information Forms
Credit Line: Gift of Rose, Feldman, Radin, Pavone and Skehan
Object number: 79.041.000
DescriptionThis limited edition book and print portfolio illustrate the poems of Jules Laforgue, the 19th century French symbolist poet. Caulfield's homage to the writer, who was known for his irony, fresh imagery, and coinage of new words, is very much a Pop conflation of high and low culture.
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