19 June 2019
Dorothea Tanning (1910-2012)
signed 'Dorothea Tanning' (lower right); signed and inscribed 'naufrage quotidien DOROTHEA TANNING' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
7 1/8 x 5 ½ in. (18.1 x 14 cm.)
Painted circa 1962-1965
Vera Russell, a gift from the artist, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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We are grateful to the Dorothea Tanning Foundation for their assistance in cataloguing this work.
We are grateful to the Dorothea Tanning Foundation for their assistance in cataloguing this work.Please note this work is dated circa 1962-1965.
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