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Toyen


4691
1983 TU
Discovered by 7.10.1983 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 34340 (2.04.1999)
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=4691;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in memory of Toyen (1902-1980), Czech painter and graphic artist, born Marie Čermínová. She is known for her imaginative abstraction, called artificialism, resulting in surrealistic style. Name suggested by J. Tichá.

Toyen
left: Deserted Den, 1937, oil on canvas, State galery of Art, Cheb, Czech Republic
right: Screen,1966, oil and collage on canvas, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France