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Le Masque / Steinberg, Saul ; Butor M ; Rosenberg H., 1966

Identifier: CC-30425-31845

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Scope and Contents

Butor and Rosenberg wrote introductory essays to Steinberg's illustrations that feature viewers gazing at a cubist painting, photographs of people wearing Steinberg decorated paper bag masks, landscape, cityscapes, air mail motifs, cartoons with micrographic calligaphic markings, images involving music records, labyrinths, feigned ancient battles, pyramids, and bird-like people among others. Three hundred copies of the book were released with a signed lithograph; this copy is not part of that edition. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1966



0 See container summary (1 hard cover book (196 pages) in dust jacket + slipcase (cardboard, collaged)) : illustrations (mostly color) ; 27.3 x 32 x 2.3 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1985.


Published: Paris, France : Maeght Editeur. Signed by: [Saul] Steinberg 78 (c.- title page). Nationality of creator: American. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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