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 Dorothea Tanning   (1910-2012)

  As Was
  • lithograph printed in greyish brown, dark orange yellow, pale orange yellow and black, with hand coloring, 1986
  • edition of 25 on Arches, signed and numbered: 1-25 and 5 artist's proofs on Arches, signed and numbered: AP1-AP5 and an unspecified number of proofs including 2 signed trial proofs and 3 signed color trial proofs on Arches
  • plate size 31⅞" x 22⅜" (81.2 x 57 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.60, pp.79, 104
More black enamel. It was also all over the walls, floor, and artist's shirt, which seemed appropriate. Finally, on the mylar, appeared my own face across the violent past. Emphasized on the press by color separations.
      -Dorothea Tanning, Hail, Delirium!, 1992, catalog raisonne
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