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CALLA LILIES, VERONA II

From: Calla Lilies I-III series

1992

Woodcut, aquatint and power-tool drypoint with hand colouring in acrylic and charcoal

Paper 81 × 62.9 cm

Edition of 50 plus 10 artist’s proofs

Copy 22

Numbered lower left, signed "Jim Dine" lower left of centre, and dated "1992" lower centre

Framed

Guide Price: £4,500

Jim Dine was born in 1935, in Cincinnati, USA. Dine moved to New York and soon became a pioneer creator of 'Happenings' together with Allan Kaprow, Claes Oldenburg, and Robert Whitman. Dine is one of the most significant artists of his generation, his paintings, sculptures, photography, and prints have been the subject of over 300 solo exhibitions worldwide, most recently at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome (2020). He is one of the most naturally gifted printmakers working today and has been honoured with major print retrospectives including at the National Gallery, Victoria (2017); Albertina, Vienna (2016); Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (2007) and Centre de la Gravure et de l'Image Imprimée, Belgium (2008). In 2013 A Printmaker's Document by Jim Dine was published, tracing 50 years of his printmaking career. In 2014 Dine gifted over 200 prints in single sheets, portfolios and illustrated books, to the British Museum, in honour of Alan Cristea.

Terms and Conditions: Please note all works will be available for collection from Wednesday 17 November 2021 at Freedom from Torture offices, 111 Isledon Road, London N7 7JW. The artwork will be safely stored, free of charge until Friday 17 December 2021. Alternatively, Freedom from Torture can help organise national and international delivery of artworks through a third party, to the winner. The winning bidder will be responsible for all delivery costs and will be invoiced directly by the third party.

Lot No.: EL89-96-00023
Kindly domated by Jim Dine and Cristea Roberts Gallery