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 Dorothea Tanning   (1910-2012)

  Rural Route
  • lithograph printed in strong red, brilliant greenish blue, deep blue, moderate greenish blue, pale yellowish pink, light grey yellowish brown and black, 1986
  • edition of 25 on Arches, signed and numbered: 1-25 and 4 artist's proofs on Arches, signed and numbered: AP1-AP4 and an unspecified number of proofs including 1 signed trial proof on Arches and 1 signed color trial proof on Arches with inverted lettering "U MA"
  • plate size 23" x 17 5/16" (58.3 x 44 cm.)
  • published by Cavaliero Fine Arts, New York
  • printed by Maurice Sanchez assisted by Donna Shulman and Jamie Miller at Derriere L'Etoile, New York
  • Literature:  Dorothea Tanning: Hail, Delirium!, New York Public Library, 1992, catalog no.57, pp.76, 103
A sort of collage, with mailbox. I dribbled cheap black enamel and had a good time. Putting the results to good use was more arduous. Here contrast is everything.
      -Dorothea Tanning, Hail, Delirium!, 1992, catalog raisonne
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