Cover and dedicatory pages from Jean L'Anselme's Poèmes à la sourieuse rose [Poems to the smiling rose] (Genève : L.E.C., 1948), a group of pieces written by L'Anselme with his "unschooled" left hand, in an exercise drawing on the tenets of Art Brut, the school of artistic and linguistic experimentation defined by Jean Dubuffet, a champion of L'Anselme and the dedicatee of this volume.
April 26, 2010
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