Item #21903 Faites Vous Tuer Pour Une Vie Meilleure. Surrealism.

Faites Vous Tuer Pour Une Vie Meilleure

[Paris]: [1951]. 4 x 5 1/4" papillon, unused, with gumming still present at verso. Printed in brown.

Surrealist papillon stating "Get killed for a better life" with the name Stulpnagel interspersed with the names MacArthur, Staline, and Charles De Gaulle - the name Stulpnagel perhaps a reference to either Otto van Stulpnagel, the commander of France during the German invasion in WWI, who had died in a French prison three years prior, or perhaps to his cousing Carl-Heinrich von Stulpnagel, who was a member of the July 20 plot to kill Hitler. Scarce. OCLC locates no holdings. The Arturo Scharz collection at the Israel Museum catalogues a copy in their collection, from which take the year of publication. The papillon was also reproduced from correspondence between Jean-Louis Bedouin and Benjamin Peret in the recently published second issue of Cahiers Benjamin Peret on page 73.

Near fine with a 1" crease to one tip and some marginal toning. Item #21903

Price: $125.00

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