Leaf, Feather, Drop of Blood

André Masson (French, 1896–1987; worked in New York during World War II until 1946)
Leaf, Feather, Drop of Blood, 1927

Oil and feather on canvas
25 3/16 x 31 inches (64 x 80 cm)
Signed on verso upper right: André-Masson
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. G. David Thompson, 62.141


ca. 1929, Collection of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (Galerie Simon), Paris

unknown dates, De Bijenkorf, Netherlands

?-1962, Collection of G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1962, Gift to IU Art Museum from G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh


April 4–20, 1929, "Exposition André Masson," Galerie Simon, Paris (cat. no. 15)

Alternate Titles

Feuille, Plumes et Goutte de Sang


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