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 Dorothea Tanning   (1910-2012)

  • lithograph printed in light bluish green, brownish grey, pale yellowish pink and black, 1977
  • edition of 20 on Arches signed and numbered: 1-20 and an unspecified number of proofs including 2 signed trial proofs on Arches and 2 signed color trial proofs on Arches
  • plate size 17 13/16" x 24" (44.9 x 61 cm.)
  • printed by Pierre Chave, Vence
  • Literature:  Dorothea Tanning: Hail, Delirium!, New York Public Library, 1992, catalog no.50, pp.72, 102
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Last work with Chave in Vence. Anything but the airbrush, I vowed. So the tonalities are rugged. Effective - maybe. The iconography will be seen to incorporate the same obsessions - the emblematic dog as orchestrator of event, the uncertain nudes.
      -Dorothea Tanning, Hail, Delirium!, 1992, catalog raisonne
Dorothea Tanning - Illusionniste - 1977 color lithograph

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