Butterfly wings, ink, gouache and paper collage on paper laid down on paperboard
Signed and dated 'J. Dubuffet 55' (upper right); signed again, dedicated, titled, and dated again 'Jardin aux Melitees to Mrs. David Thompson as a gift for your home Jean Dubuffet 22 mai 1956' (on the reverse)
Artwork Details :
Executed in 1955-1956
Mrs. G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, acquired directly from the artist; Elaine G. Rosenfeld, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1966
Exhibition History :
New York, The Morgan Library and Museum and Los Angeles, Hammer Museum, Dubuffet Drawings 1935-1962, September 2016-April 2017, p. 177, no. 77 (illustrated).