Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Beak,

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

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 568 x 387 mm (22.4 x 15.2 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 661 x 466 mm (26 x 18.3 in.)

Signed in pencil over “WESLEYAN UNIV. PROOF” stamp in black ink on verso, lower right: “Jim Dine”; inscribed in pencil verso, lower right: “P175”

Edition: Wesleyan proof after PaceWildensteinMacGill edition of 3. The title used in DAC cataloging is from the Pace inventory (there is no title on the print itself).

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

Accession number: 2000.7.169

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. P175; no Pace MacGill number on Pace inventory sheet. From DAC 2000.7.82 on, Pace inventory numbers are offset from DAC accession numbers due to gapped Pace numbers: on the Pace inventory sheet, P82, P114, P117, P118, and P174 are marked “plate out of inventory” and P148 is marked “not assigned.”

Work Type: photograph

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