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 Dorothea Tanning   (1910-2012)

  • lithograph printed in light olive, brownish orange, dark yellowish pink, pale pink and purplish black, 1975
  • edition of 99 on Arches, signed and numbered: 1-99 and an unspecified number of proofs including 9 signed color trial proofs on Arches and 10 signed artist's proofs on Arches
  • plate size 9⅞" x 15⅜" (25.1 x 39 cm.)
  • paper size 12⅞" x 19 11/16" (32.7 x 50.1 cm.)
  • for the portfolio Les demeures d'Hypnos with 1 print by Tanning and additional prints by Ernst, Herold, Labarthe, Labisse, Lam, Le Yaouanc, Man Ray, Masson, Miro and Oppenheim
  • published by Editions de la Difference, Paris
  • printed by Pierre Chave, Vence
  • Literature:  Dorothea Tanning: Hail, Delirium!, New York Public Library, 1992, catalog no.47, pp.72, 101
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A light touch is solicited in Combat by the dashing use of the simple crayon. The background is achieved with tricky textures (!) and the "rainbow rolling" which is used sideways.
      -Dorothea Tanning, Hail, Delirium!, 1992, catalog raisonne
Dorothea Tanning - Combat - 1975 color lithograph

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