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 Dorothea Tanning   (1910-2012)

  • lithograph printed in strong yellow, light greenish blue, strong greenish blue, light yellow green, olive brown and dark olive brown, 1975
  • edition of 100 on Arches, signed and numbered: 1-100, 30 artist's proofs on Arches signed and numbered: EA1-30 and an unspecified number of proofs including 4 signed trial proofs and 6 signed color trial proofs on Arches, 1 with hand-coloring.
  • plate size 10" x 19¾" (25.4 x 50.1 cm.)
  • paper size 19¾" x 25½" (50 x 65 cm.)
  • for the portfolio Homentage a Penrose with 1 print by Tanning and additional prints by Chillida, Hayter, Penrose, Tapies and Zao Wou-Ki
  • published by Editions Poligrafa, Barcelona
  • printed by Pierre Chave, Vence
  • Literature:  Dorothea Tanning: Hail, Delirium!, New York Public Library, 1992, catalog no.46, pp.71, 101
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When Poligrafa, the Barcelona publisher, asked for a lithograph for Roland Penrose's book, I thought of Roland and that he would like these buoyant nudes. The line is fast, the colors tender, to please him.
      -Dorothea Tanning, Hail, Delirium!, 1992, catalog raisonne
Dorothea Tanning - Pastorale - 1975 color lithograph

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