Jim Dine
Tinsnip 1973

Artwork details

Jim Dine born 1935
Date 1973
Medium Etching and lithograph on paper
Dimensions Image: 455 x 600 mm
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1980
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Catalogue entry

P02541 TINSNIP 1973

Inscribed ‘Jim Dine 1973’ bottom left and ‘A/P’
Etching and lithograph, printed by William Law, Alan Uglow and Winston Roeth, published by Petersburg Press, New York in an edition of 34, 18×23 5/8 (45.5×60)
Presented by the artist in memory of Clive Goodwin and David McEwen 1980
Lit: op.cit., no.145

The tin shears were first drawn on zinc and lithographed, then additional marks were etched and printed over the lithographic image; different shades of brown were used for each.

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

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