Dorothea Tanning - La Mysticite Charnelle de Rene Crevel


Original Etching & Aquatint, in colours, 1976, on Arches watermarked paper, signed by the artist in pencil. This is half of the page of the book “La Mysticite Charnelle de Rene Crevel which is folded over to allow framing.

Edition: /100. There were also 45 examples on chaffers roman paper, with Roman numbering, and 10 artists proofs

Size: Plate size: 257 x 197 cms. Sheet size: 380 x 280 mms

Published by: Georges Visat, Paris.

Printed by : Les Editions Georges Visat et Cie, Paris

Note:  This item was included in the book “La Mysticite Charnelle de Rene Crevet” which was published in 1976 by Editions Georges Visat et Cie, Paris. The book contained 14 etchings, 10 printed in colours, by a number of prominent artists which consisted of : Francis Bacon, Camille Bryen, Jorge Camacho, Robert Couturier, Sonia Delaunay, Max Ernst, Man Ray, André Masson, Sebastian Matta, Henry Moore (C.377), Arpad Szenes, Dorothea Tanning, Vladimir Vélickovic, Vieira da Silva.

Condition: In good condition.

Public Collections: National Gallery of Australia, Purchased 1977, Accesion Number NGA77.634.3

Literature: Dorothea Tanning: Hail Delirium! A Catalogue Raisonné of the Artist’s Illustrated Books and Prints, 1942-1991, New York: The New York Public Library, 1992, p. 102.