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Photo reproduction of Max Ernst's <em>Punching ball or the immortality of Buonarroti</em>, 1920

Photo reproduction of Max Ernst's Punching ball or the immortality of Buonarroti, 1920

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

Date: 1920

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 08 cm.

Description: 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.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Rudi Blesh papers, 1909-1983

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Photo reproduction of Max Ernst's Punching ball or the immortality of Buonarroti, 1920 / unidentified photographer. Rudi Blesh papers, 1909-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 4633