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These photos are were taken by me at the Menil Collection - June 1, 2001.
This photos don't do the exhibit justice by any means. Hope you got to see it!
Also, buy the book to see better images of the artwork - Yves Tanguy and Surrealism

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PROMONTORY PALACE. 1930.
(Palais promontoire).
Oil on canvas, 28 3/4 x 23 3/8".
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice.
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NEITHER LEGENDS NOR FIGURES. 1930.
(Légendes ni figures).
Oil on canvas, 32 x 25 5/8".
The Menil Collection, Houston, 1960.
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TITLE UNKNOWN. 1931.
Oil on canvas, 45 5/8 x 35".
Private Collection.
Courtesy of Massimo Martino Fine Arts & Projects, Mendrisio
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UNTITLED. 1931.
Pen in ink and gouache on paper, 4 3/4 x 11 1/2".
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1935.
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THE ARMOIRE OF PROTEUS. 1931.
(L'Armoire de Protée).
Oil on canvas, 24 x 19 5/8".
Private Collection.
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TOWER OF THE WEST. 1931.
(La Tour de l'ouest).
Oil on canvas, 10 5/8 x 8 1/2".
Kunstmuseum Winterthur, promised bequest of Erna and Curt Burgauer.
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FOUR PART SCREEN (THE FIRMAMENT). 1932.
(Paravent, quatre feuilles (Le Firmament)).
Oil on cardboard, mounted on canvas.
Overall size without frames: 51 1/8 x 73 1/4" (each panel 50 7/8 x 17 1/2")
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Berardo Collection, Lisbon, courtesy of the Mayor Gallery, London.
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I AM WAITING FOR YOU. 1934.
(Je vous attends).
Oil on canvas, 28 1/2 x 45".
Los Angeles County Museum, 1994.
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UNTITLED. 1936.
Gouache on paper, 3 1/8 x 9 3/8".
Timothy Baum Collection, New York.
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UNTITLED. 1936.
India ink on paper, 12 3/4 x 19 3/4".
Decalcomania (transfer print).
Drukier Collection, New York, courtesy of Timothy Baum. New York.
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HEREDITY OF ACQUIRED CHARACTERISTICS. 1936.
(Hérédité des caractères acquis).
Oil on canvas, 16 1/8 x 13".
The Menil Collection, Houston, 1965.
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LINGERING DAY. 1937.
(Jour de lenteur).
Oil on canvas, 36 1/4 x 28 3/4".
Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, assigned 1978.
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THE DOUBTER (THE INTERROGATION). 1937.
(Le Questionnant).
Oil, 23 5/8 x 31 3/4".
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington D.C., Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972
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ENNUI AND TRANQUILITY. 1938.
(L'Ennui et la tranquillité).
Oil on canvas, 55 7/8 x 40 1/8".
Private Collection, courtesy of Galerie Daniel Malingue, Paris.
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FAMILIAR LITTLE PERSON. 1938.
(Petit personnage familier).
Cut-out composed of separate pieces, pencil, and crayon, 9 1/4 x 5 3/4".
Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1975.
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THE FURNITURE OF TIME. 1939.
(Le Temps meublé).
Oil on canvas, 46  x 35 1/4".
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, James Thrall Soby Bequest, 1979.
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IF IT WERE. 1939.
(Si c'était).
Oil on canvas, 30 3/4  x 46 1/8".
Private Collection, courtesy of Eliane Ganz, New York.
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HIDDEN THOUGHTS (MY HIDDEN THOUGHTS). 1939.
(Airrière-pensés (Mes airrière-pensés)).
Oil on canvas, 36 1/4  x 28 3/4".
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,
Bequest purchase of William L. Gerstle Collection, 1952
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