First Peril (Premier peril), from the portfolio The 7 Spectral Perils (Les 7 Perils Spectraux)

Dorothea Tanning, American, 1910 - 2012

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1949-1950

Color lithograph on paper

47/50

Sheet: 20 1/8 × 13 1/8 in. (51.1 × 33.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.951.7.1

Printer

Desjobert, Paris

Publisher

Librairie Les Pas Perdus, Paris

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Dorothea Tanning; inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: 47/50

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 45, Discovering Identity Through Art, Joan Miro and Dorothea Tanning's Surrealist Explorations of the Unconscious, Melissa Fan, Class of 2008, Main Lobby, Levinson Student Intern, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 16-August 3, 2008.

Reality and its Alternatives, Art History 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 4-March 13, 2005.

Shadows and Hallucinations: Surrealist Art from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, MALS308, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 24-September 5, 1999.

Surrealist Works from the Permanent Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, MALS, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 20-September 1, 2002.

Publication History

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.190, no.207.

Provenance

Wittenborn & Company, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1951.

Catalogue Raisonne

R. Waddell and L. Wood Ruby, Dorothea Tanning: Hail, Delirium!, 1992, no. 6.II.

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