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 Dorothea Tanning   (1910-2012)

  • lithograph printed in strong yellow, moderate greenish blue, pale yellowish pink, light yellowish pink, very light greenish blue and dark olive brown, 1975
  • edition of 50 signed and numbered: 25 on Arches numbered 1-25; 25 on Japan nacre numbered 1-25, 15 artist's proofs on Japan nacre signed and numbered: EAI-EAXV and an unspecified number of proofs including 1 signed trial proof on Arches, 1 signed color trial proof on Arches and 1 signed but unnumbered artist's proof on Arches
  • plate size 5 13/16" x 5⅝" (14.7 x 14.2 cm.)
  • printed by Pierre Chave, Vence
  • Literature:  Dorothea Tanning: Hail, Delirium!, New York Public Library, 1992, catalog no.45, pp.71, 101
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My hope here was to give to the lithograph the immediacy and gesture of a drawing-watercolor, drawn lightly and with heart. But to achieve this, six plates had to be inked.
      -Dorothea Tanning, Hail, Delirium!, 1992, catalog raisonne
Dorothea Tanning - Champêtre - 1975 color lithograph

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