Ithell Colquhoun

Unbound booklet titled ‘Bonsoir’

1939

Page 1

The page is inscribed 'Bonsoir'.

Created by
Ithell Colquhoun 1906–1988
Date
1939
Medium
Printed paper on paper
Dimensions
210 x 160 mm
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Ithell Colquhoun, ‘Page 1’ 1939

In Tate Britain

Created by
Ithell Colquhoun 1906–1988
Title
Unbound booklet titled ‘Bonsoir’
Date
1939
Description
The booklet was in a packet labelled 'Surrealism Film: BONSOIR by IC 1939'. Glued to each page is a single image cut out from a magazine. A few of these images are collages; all but one are black & white. The images include lipsticks, bottles of spirits, watches, people, cityscapes (at night), interiors, a hand holding a dagger, and cats.
Format
Artwork - on paper, unique
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Bequeathed by Ithell Colquhoun to the Tate Archive
Reference
TGA 929/6/1

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