Jim Dine

Blue Haircut

1972

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Medium
Etching and lithograph on paper
Dimensions
Image: 537 x 502 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the artist 1980
Reference
P02528

Catalogue entry

P02528 BLUE HAIRCUT 1972–3

Inscribed ‘Jim Dine 1972’ bottom right and ‘A/P’
Etching with offset lithography, printed by Maurice Payne and published by Petersburg Press in an edition of 75, 21 1/8× 19 3/4 (53.7×50)
Presented by the artist in memory of Clive Goodwin and David McEwen 1980
Lit: op.cit., no.151

The portrait of Rimbeau is from a magazine cover Dine bought on a second-hand bookstall in Paris. ‘Blue Haircut’ is one of a series of prints on this theme (op.cit., nos.150–158). The morning glory was printed by colour offset lithography before the etching plate with the hand shape cut out.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984

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