Glasses and Architectures (Verres et architectures)
On View: European Art Galleries, 5th floor
Two goblets arranged within an enigmatic architectural framework anchor this still life, which also features an androgynous torso passing beyond the right edge of the canvas and other fragmented human forms. The year he painted this work, André Masson would join the Surrealists, whose art sought to blur the boundary between dream and reality.
Oil on canvas
15 x 18 in. (38.1 x 45.7 cm)
frame: 19 11/16 × 23 × 2 in. (50 × 58.4 × 5.1 cm) (show scale)
Signed lower left: "André Masson"
Gift of The Beatrice and Samuel A. Seaver Foundation
André Masson (French, 1896-1987). Glasses and Architectures (Verres et architectures), 1924. Oil on canvas, 15 x 18 in. (38.1 x 45.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of The Beatrice and Samuel A. Seaver Foundation, 2004.37.3. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.37.3_SL3.jpg)
overall, 2004.37.3_SL3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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