Jim Dine
Blue Haircut 1972

Artwork details

Jim Dine born 1935
Blue Haircut
Date 1972
Medium Etching and lithograph on paper
Dimensions Image: 537 x 502 mm
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1980
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

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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