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 Dorothea Tanning   (1910-2012)

  • etching, aquatint and sugar-lift aquatint printed in light purplish pink, pale orange yellow, light bluish grey and black, with hand-coloring, 1970
  • edition of 63 on Arches, 60 signed and numbered: 1-60; 3 hors commerce, signed but unnumbered and an unspecified number of proofs including 3 signed artist's proofs on Arches with hand-coloring
  • plate size 7⅞" x 6 5/16" (20 x 16 cm.)
  • printed by George Visat, Paris
  • Literature:  Dorothea Tanning: Hail, Delirium!, New York Public Library, 1992, catalog no.25, pp.48, 95
Using the same technique as "Reclining Nude" (1965), Voyeurs has an extra color, applied by hand. This gives each of the three peekers a pleasant individuality. The frieze format is still a means of suggested continuation for me, the ongoing event in a long chain of entangled situations.
      -Dorothea Tanning, Hail, Delirium!, 1992, catalog raisonne
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