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 Dorothea Tanning   (1910-2012)

  Untitled (for CNAC)
  • lithograph printed in vivid greenish yellow, light yellow, deep red, vivid purplish blue and medium grey, 1974
  • edition of 500 signed on Arches and an unspecified number of proofs including 10 signed color trial proofs on Arches, 5 signed artist's proofs on Arches and 2 signed B.A.T. on Arches
  • plate size 18⅞" x 14⅞" (48 x 37.9 cm.)
  • printed by Pierre Chave, Vence
  • published by Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Paris
  • Literature:  Dorothea Tanning: Hail, Delirium!, New York Public Library, 1992, catalog no.42, pp.69, 100
By following the lines twice (but not exactly) you can achieve a sort of vibration with two opposing colors. For this lithograph a dozen color propositions (proofs) were spread out to tempt me. I hope I chose the right one.
      -Dorothea Tanning, Hail, Delirium!, 1992, catalog raisonne
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