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 Dorothea Tanning   (1910-2012)

  Birthday
  • color lithograph after the 1942 oil on canvas, published c.1968
  • signed in pencil lower right margin recto
  • numbered in pencil from the edition of 150 lower left margin recto
  • there is also known to exist an edition of 300 on Arches paper
  • with the Arches watermark along the deckled right sheet edge
  • plate size 22½" x 14¼" (57.2 x 46.2 cm.)
  • paper size 29¼" x 21" (74.3 x 53.3 cm.)
  • printed by Mourlot, Paris
  • Literature:  Dorothea Tanning: Hail, Delirium!, New York Public Library, 1992, catalog no.68, p.106
  • Condition:  colors bright and fresh, never been framed, faint light toning to paper due to age, otherwise generally very good condition
Here is the hand signed color lithograph of Birthday, Dorothea Tanning's best known oil painting which now hangs in the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.



Dorothea Tanning - Birthday - signature detail - color lithograph
signature detail
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