Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Venus at Sea,

Soft-ground etching and electric tools on chirigami paper

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 863 x 661 mm (34 x 26 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 851 x 622 mm (33.5 x 24.5 in.)

Dimension notes: sheet dimensions smaller than plate dimensions

Signed in pencil, lower center: “Jim Dine”; inscribed, left of center: “A/P 1985”

Edition: Artist’s Proof (variant on Chiri paper) before the variant edition of 8 impressions; printed at Atelier Crommelynck, Paris; published by Pace Editions

Accession number: 1985.16.10.1

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

Bibliography: Ellen G. D’Oench and Jean E. Feinberg, Jim Dine Prints: 1977–1985 (New York: Harper & Row, 1986), cat. no. 192 variant (one of two variants of “Venus at Sea”; see D’Oench & Feinberg 192 and 192 variant 2).

Work Type: print

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