Turtle, 1945

  • André Masson, French, 1896-1987

Brush and ink with charcoal on brown wove paper with fibrous inclusions

  • Sheet: 18 × 24 inches (45.7 × 61 cm)

Gift of John S. Newberry

59.64

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Charcoal
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Drawing
  • Turtle

Signed, in black ink, lower left: André Masson

Inscribed, in pencil, upper left corner, verso: La tortue dans l'orage 195(?)5 Inscribed, in pencil, at upper edge, verso: show edge [crossed out] edge

Buchholz Gallery (New York, New York, USA)

John S. Newberry (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)

1959-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

André Masson, Turtle, 1945, brush and ink with charcoal on brown wove paper with fibrous inclusions. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of John S. Newberry, 59.64.