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Marcel Broodthaers (Brussels 1924-1976 Cologne)
Pense-Bête
(Brussels, The Author & Press of Henri Kumps, 1964)
29.5 x 22 cm
Original wrappers 32 pages
First Edition of Broodthaers's last volume of poetry
This copy customized by the writer/artist with coloured papers pasted over parts of poems, and two pasted schoolbook labels, the first, on a blank page, dated and signed by him, the second, on the back cover, with two inscriptions in the artist's hand ‘Ghislaine, Emile’ and ‘de la part de’, and a small original drawing of a heart pierced with an arrow
Provenance: Emile Christiaens
Literature: J. Ceuleers, ‘Marcel Broodthaers, L'œuvre graphique complète et les livres’, 30; W. Dickhoff and B. Marcadé, ‘Marcel Broodthaers, Livre d'images’, edited by Marie-Puck Broodthaers, p. 9

Librairie Dominique Basteyns, antiquarian bookseller