Jim Dine, A Heart on the Rue de Grenelle, 1981

Artist: Jim Dine (1935 - )
Title:A Heart on the Rue de Grenelle, 1981
Reference:D’Oench 91
Medium:Etching and aquatint with hand-painted polymer
Image:42 1/4 in x 29 3/4 in (107.31 cm x 75.57 cm)
Sheet:42 1/4 in x 29 3/4 in (107.31 cm x 75.57 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 36 on the verso.
Signature:This work is hand-signed by Jim Dine (Ohio, 1935 –) on the verso.
Condition:This piece is in excellent condition.
ID #w-4911

Historical Description

A bright red heart stands out against a gorgeous blue background while a mountain of green rests below it. A work full of stunning texture and dimensions, A Heart on the Rue de Grenelle, stands out in Dine’s oeuvre as a work of unique taste. The location must hold a special meaning for him and his wife Nancy, as every heart he creates is a touching symbol of their love.

Created in 1981 this etching and aquatint with hand-painted polymer is hand-signed by Jim Dine (Ohio, 1935 –) on the verso.  Numbered from the edition of 36 also on the verso, there are 6 Artist’s Proofs and 4 Printers Proofs that exist. Printed at Atelier Crommelynick, this work was published by Pace Editions, Inc., New York.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
This work is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoice accompanying the final sale of the work).

  1. D’Oench, Ellen. Jim Dine Print 1977-1985. Harper and Row: New York, 1986. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 91 on pg. 105.
  2.  A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

ABOUT THE FRAMING:
Framed to archival, museum grade conservation standards, this piece is framed in a complementary moulding with silk mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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