20 - 21 September 2006
Jim Dine (born 1935)
Black Venus in the Wood (D'Oench & Feinberg 160)
woodcut, 1983, on Okawara Japon, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 15/20 (there were also two artist's proofs), printed to the edges of the full sheet (as published), published by Pace Editions, Inc., New York, hinged to card, apparently in very good condition, not examined out of the frame
B., S. 1524 x 940 mm.
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This was the first time in which Dine made use of the Venus de Milo in his printmaking. It was later to become one of his trademark motifs.
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