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Artist name:

Irma Stern


Artist date(s): 1894-1966

Artwork title:

Journal


Description: Irma Stern's journal; hard bound volume covered in block-printed paper with a floral design; spine with legend "Worke der Weisheit" (Words of Wisdom) stamped in gold letters; pages of marbled paper with stubs between the leaves to allow for inserting cuttings without stretching the binding; contains written entries and gouache sketches; the first entry dated 1919, the last 1924. See Neville Dubow's, Paradise, based on the journal and the correspondence of Irma Stern with Trude Bosse, for translation and illustrations.

Artwork date(s): 1919-1924
Artwork type: IS Works on Paper
Medium: lithocrayon on paper
Measurements: 250X175X50
Inscription: s/d
Accession number: 1748

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