Lot 313 of 360:
Dorothea Tanning - inscribed to Adrienne Rich  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$312.50
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Dorothea Tanning - inscribed to Adrienne Rich

Author:
Bailey, Jean Christophe

Place:
New York

Publisher:
George Braziller

Date:
1995

Description:

404 pp. Profusely illustrated with color and black and white plates of Tanning's paintings, sculpture, and works on paper. Texts by Jean Christophe Bailly and Robert Morgan, along with pieces by John Cage and James Merrill. Full orange cloth, spine lettered in black, with illustrated dust jacket and publisher's slipcase. First Edition.

Inscribed on a preliminary page, "for Adrienne Rich with admiration, Dorothea Tanning January 17, 1997." The following year Rich's poem "Pictor mysteriosa (Burnt Umbrage)" was written to title and accompany Tanning's painting in the book, Another Language of Flowers (Braziller, 1998).  Inscribed association copy of this major monograph about Tanning: painter, printmaker, sculptor, and poet. 
 

 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear. sunning to slipcase; volume with slight sag from weight of text block, still about fine.


 
Item number:
297622
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