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Verrukking [Delight] Curiosa
Original authograph: poem, signed. .
2 pages, 49 lines. Signed by Theo van Doesburg and dedicated to A[ntony]. Kok, Tilburg‟.
Rediscovered poem by De Stijl-founder Theo van Doesburg, dedicated to his friend and De Stijl-companion Anthony Kok. Formerly known only by it‟s title, as referred to in a postcard from Agnita Feis and a letter by Van Doesburg to Kok. On 25 October 1915 Van Doesburg wrote to Antony Kok: “Strange that your feelings about „Delight‟ are different from mine. It is a poem inspired by my own breath.” Mentioned „not traced‟ in Van Doesburg‟s Oeuvre catalogue as number L126, dated ca. 25 October 1915. # Cf. Hoek – Theo Van Doesburg Oeuvre catalogue, p. 653.