DOROTHEA TANNING – La Marée 4, 1970
Sheet size: 374 x 262 mm
Image size: 285 x 165 mm
Edition: 90 – Signed by artist
Original etching with aquatint by Dorothea Tanning, signed in pencil lower right. Printed on the hand-press of Éditions Georges Visat. The plates were destroyed after printing. From one of 90 suites on Japon nacré of Tanning's etching/aquatints for the erotic novella La Marée, by her friend André Pieyre de Mandiargues, which was also filmed by Walerian Borowczyk. There were 90 copies of the book on vélin d'Arches, and ninety suites on Japon nacré, of which this is no. 22. Sold with a copy of the justification page signed by Mandiargues. Condition: Mint.