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Nick’s Mother Smoking,

Photogravure printed from copper plate (etched directly from the original gelatin silver negative)

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 776 x 675 mm (30.6 x 26.6 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 865 x 751 mm (34.1 x 29.6 in.)

Signed in pencil over “WESLEYAN UNIV. PROOF” stamp in black ink on verso, lower right: “Jim Dine”; inscribed in pencil verso, lower right: “‘Nick’s Mother Smoking’ JD071 P32”

Edition: Wesleyan proof after PaceWildensteinMacGill edition of 3

Collection: The John R. Jakobson Collection of Jim Dine Photographs

Accession number: 2000.7.32

Gift of the artist in honor of John R. Jakobson (B.A. Wesleyan 1952, LL.D. 1989, Trustee 1971–1985), 2000

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Shipped directly from the printer to the DAC at the artist’s request

Bibliography: Pace inventory no. P32; Pace MacGill no. JD 071; Monterosso “Jim Dine Photographies Récentes” (Paris: Maison Européene de la Photographie, 1998) p. 76, reproduced p. 59; Desmarais “Jim Dine Photographs” (Contemporary Arts Center exhibition booklet with postcards, 1998) checklist, p. 13

Work Type: photograph

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