Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Three Saws from the rue Cler,

Number 2 from the set of five intaglio prints, The New French Tools

Etching, soft-ground etching, aquatint with open bite, and drypoint on Vélin d’Arches paper

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 594 x 495 mm (23.4 x 19.5 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 910 x 633 mm (35.8 x 24.9 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower left; inscribed by the artist, lower center: “for Wesleyan”

Edition: Artist’s Proof (edition of 50 with 15 artist’s proofs); printed by Aldo Crommelynck, Atelier Crommelynck, Paris; published by Pace Editions

Accession number: 1984.7.2

Gift of the artist in honor of John R. Jakobson (B.A. Wesleyan 1952, LL.D. 1989, Trustee 1971–1985), 1984

Bibliography: Ellen G. D’Oench and Jean E. Feinberg, Jim Dine Prints: 1977–1985 (New York: Harper & Row, 1986), cat. no. 172.

Work Type: print

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