Dorothea Tanning

American, 1910–2012

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Sans titre
oil on canvas
24.0 x 19.0 cm
Mar 27, 2024Bonhams
Sans titre
oil on canvas
24.0 x 19.0 cm
Mar 27, 2024
Bonhams
100 Years of Surrealism
Lot 1
"Bateau bleu (The Grotto)", 1950
colour lithograph on wove paper
49.2 x 33.2 cm
Nov 8, 2023Dorotheum
"Bateau bleu (The Grotto)", 1950
colour lithograph on wove paper
49.2 x 33.2 cm
Nov 8, 2023
Dorotheum
Prints and Multiples
Lot 77
La Descente dans la rue, 1968
oil on canvas
172.2 x 201.0 cm
Oct 20, 2023Christie's
La Descente dans la rue, 1968
oil on canvas
172.2 x 201.0 cm
Oct 20, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 22158 Avant-Garde(s) Including Thinking Italian
Lot 335
Large and Friendly, 1988
graphite, pastel and watercolor on paper
76.2 x 101.6 cm
Sep 22, 2023Sotheby's
Large and Friendly, 1988
graphite, pastel and watercolor on paper
76.2 x 101.6 cm
Sep 22, 2023
Sotheby's
Modern Discoveries
Lot 618
One Plate, from La mysticité charnelle de René Crevel, 1976
Etching and aquatint in colors on wove paper
25.4 x 19.4 cm
Aug 4, 2023Bonhams
One Plate, from La mysticité charnelle de René Crevel, 1976
Etching and aquatint in colors on wove paper
25.4 x 19.4 cm
Aug 4, 2023
Bonhams
Prints & Multiples: Summer Splash
Lot 275
Les 7 périls spectraux (Waddell, 6), 1950
7 color lithographs on BFK Rives wove paper
51.3 x 33.3 x 1.5 cm
Mar 29, 2023Bonhams
Les 7 périls spectraux (Waddell, 6), 1950
7 color lithographs on BFK Rives wove paper
51.3 x 33.3 x 1.5 cm
Mar 29, 2023
Bonhams
La Révolution Surréaliste
Lot 172
Birthday (Self Portrait at Age 30)
Color offset lithograph
57.15 x 36.2 cm
Mar 23, 2023Swann
Birthday (Self Portrait at Age 30)
Color offset lithograph
57.15 x 36.2 cm
Mar 23, 2023
Swann
19th & 20th Century Art: Featuring Dada & Surrealism
Lot 147
Combat, 1975
Color lithograph
25.07 x 46.66 cm
Mar 23, 2023Swann
Combat, 1975
Color lithograph
25.07 x 46.66 cm
Mar 23, 2023
Swann
19th & 20th Century Art: Featuring Dada & Surrealism
Lot 271
Untitled, 1978
watercolor and pencil on paper
5 1/8 x 26 1/4 in. (13 x 66.7 cm)
Mar 8, 2023Phillips
Untitled, 1978
watercolor and pencil on paper
5 1/8 x 26 1/4 in. (13 x 66.7 cm)
Mar 8, 2023
Phillips • New York
New Now
Lot 151
Visite jaune (Visite éclair), 1960
oil on canvas
88.7 x 116 cm
Feb 28, 2023Christie's
Visite jaune (Visite éclair), 1960
oil on canvas
88.7 x 116 cm
Feb 28, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21610 The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale
Lot 108
The Moonstone Effect (formerly Opale, Opale, Opale), 1959
oil on canvas
113.4 x 146 cm
Feb 28, 2023Christie's
The Moonstone Effect (formerly Opale, Opale, Opale), 1959
oil on canvas
113.4 x 146 cm
Feb 28, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21610 The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale
Lot 121
Rêve d’une jeune femme, 1972
watercolor and pencil on paper
9 5/8 x 7 in. (24.4 x 17.8 cm)
Nov 16, 2022Phillips
Rêve d’une jeune femme, 1972
watercolor and pencil on paper
9 5/8 x 7 in. (24.4 x 17.8 cm)
Nov 16, 2022
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session
Lot 228
Bateau bleu (The Grotto) (Waddell & Ruby 5, p. 19), 1950
Lithograph in colors on Arches paper
49.5 x 34 cm
Nov 1, 2022Bonhams
Bateau bleu (The Grotto) (Waddell & Ruby 5, p. 19), 1950
Lithograph in colors on Arches paper
49.5 x 34 cm
Nov 1, 2022
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples
Lot 97
Les 7 périls spectraux, 1950
seven lithographs in colors, on Rives BFK paper
51.3 x 33.3 x 1.5 cm
May 18, 2022Christie's
Les 7 périls spectraux, 1950
seven lithographs in colors, on Rives BFK paper
51.3 x 33.3 x 1.5 cm
May 18, 2022
Christie's
The Surrealist World of Rosalind Gersten Jacobs & Melvin Jacobs Online Sale
Lot 13
Figure, 1961
inkwash and brush and Indian ink on papyrus
26.7 x 20.1 cm
May 18, 2022Christie's
Figure, 1961
inkwash and brush and Indian ink on papyrus
26.7 x 20.1 cm
May 18, 2022
Christie's
The Surrealist World of Rosalind Gersten Jacobs & Melvin Jacobs Online Sale
Lot 18
Le mal oublié, 1955
oil on canvas
129.8 x 162 cm
May 14, 2022Christie's
Le mal oublié, 1955
oil on canvas
129.8 x 162 cm
May 14, 2022
Christie's
The Surrealist World of Rosalind Gersten Jacobs and Melvin Jacobs
Lot 607
Group of 4 prints (4 works), 1986
4 lithographs in colors on Arches Cover and Somerset papers
76.3 x 57.1 cm
May 12, 2022Bonhams
Group of 4 prints (4 works), 1986
4 lithographs in colors on Arches Cover and Somerset papers
76.3 x 57.1 cm
May 12, 2022
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples
Lot 235
Untitled
ink on paper
17 x 23 cm 6¾ x 9 in. 17 x 23 cm 6¾ x 9 in.
Mar 17, 2022Sotheby's
Untitled
ink on paper
17 x 23 cm 6¾ x 9 in. 17 x 23 cm 6¾ x 9 in.
Mar 17, 2022
Sotheby's • Paris
Collection André Mourgues, Alexandre Iolas et ses artistes
Lot 36
Untitled (No. 21)
pencil, brush and ink and gouache on paper
12.7 x 65.4 cm
Mar 17, 2022Sotheby's
Untitled (No. 21)
pencil, brush and ink and gouache on paper
12.7 x 65.4 cm
Mar 17, 2022
Sotheby's
(Women) Artists
Lot 35
Untitled (No. 20), 1966
pencil and watercolor on paper
12.7 x 65.4 cm
Mar 17, 2022Sotheby's
Untitled (No. 20), 1966
pencil and watercolor on paper
12.7 x 65.4 cm
Mar 17, 2022
Sotheby's
(Women) Artists
Lot 38
Open Sesame, 1970
pastel on paper
53.3 x 45.7 cm
Mar 17, 2022Sotheby's
Open Sesame, 1970
pastel on paper
53.3 x 45.7 cm
Mar 17, 2022
Sotheby's
(Women) Artists
Lot 7
Untitled (No. 9), 1965
watercolour and pencil on paper
11.5 x 66.6 cm
Mar 17, 2022Sotheby's
Untitled (No. 9), 1965
watercolour and pencil on paper
11.5 x 66.6 cm
Mar 17, 2022
Sotheby's
(Women) Artists
Lot 1
Frieze 3
watercolour and pencil on paper
12.5 x 66.6 cm
Mar 17, 2022Sotheby's
Frieze 3
watercolour and pencil on paper
12.5 x 66.6 cm
Mar 17, 2022
Sotheby's
(Women) Artists
Lot 11
Mêlées nocturnes
oil on canvas
1910 - 2012 M 145,6 x 97,5 cm 57⅜ x 38⅜ in. 1910 - 2012 M 145,6 x 97,5 cm 57⅜ x 38⅜ in.
Mar 16, 2022Sotheby's
Mêlées nocturnes
oil on canvas
1910 - 2012 M 145,6 x 97,5 cm 57⅜ x 38⅜ in. 1910 - 2012 M 145,6 x 97,5 cm 57⅜ x 38⅜ in.
Mar 16, 2022
Sotheby's • Paris
Surrealism and Its Legacy
Lot 13
Sans titre
watercolour, india ink and pencil on paper
17.5 x 24 cm. 6 7/8 x 9 ½ in.
Oct 22, 2021Christie's
Sans titre
watercolour, india ink and pencil on paper
17.5 x 24 cm. 6 7/8 x 9 ½ in.
Oct 22, 2021
Christie's
Art Moderne
Lot 406
Le Balcon, 1954
oil on canvas
90 x 20.7 cm
Jun 23, 2021Sotheby's
Le Balcon, 1954
oil on canvas
90 x 20.7 cm
Jun 23, 2021
Sotheby's
Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale
Lot 457
Sailor, 1988
collage, watercolour, gouache, coloured crayon, and pencil on board
44.5 x 31.8 cm
May 20, 2021Sotheby's
Sailor, 1988
collage, watercolour, gouache, coloured crayon, and pencil on board
44.5 x 31.8 cm
May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
(Women) Artists
Lot 2
The Witch, 1950
oil on canvas
45.8 x 61 cm
May 20, 2021Sotheby's
The Witch, 1950
oil on canvas
45.8 x 61 cm
May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
(Women) Artists
Lot 8
Delegates, 1975
watercolour and pencil on paper
22.9 x 29.9 cm
May 20, 2021Sotheby's
Delegates, 1975
watercolour and pencil on paper
22.9 x 29.9 cm
May 20, 2021
Sotheby's
(Women) Artists
Lot 11
3 poses pour séduire, 1968
oil on canvas
33.3 x 41.2 cm
Mar 26, 2021Sotheby's
3 poses pour séduire, 1968
oil on canvas
33.3 x 41.2 cm
Mar 26, 2021
Sotheby's • London
Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale Including Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso
Lot 208
LECLERQ (LENA) Personne, 1962
leclerq (lena) personne, number 16 of 65 copies on arches, from a total edition of 91
Mar 25, 2021Bonhams
LECLERQ (LENA) Personne, 1962
leclerq (lena) personne, number 16 of 65 copies on arches, from a total edition of 91
Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams • London, New Bond Street
The Mind's Eye / Surrealist Sale
Lot 64
Untitled, 1959
oil on canvas
13.97 cm
Mar 25, 2021Bonhams
Untitled, 1959
oil on canvas
13.97 cm
Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
The Mind's Eye / Surrealist Sale
Lot 6
3 poses pour séduire, 1968
oil on canvas
33.3 x 41.2 cm
Mar 19, 2021Sotheby's
3 poses pour séduire, 1968
oil on canvas
33.3 x 41.2 cm
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale
Lot 208
HIGH WIRES, 1950
Watercolor, pen and ink and pencil on paper
38.1 x 27.9 cm
Jun 29, 2020Sotheby's
HIGH WIRES, 1950
Watercolor, pen and ink and pencil on paper
38.1 x 27.9 cm
Jun 29, 2020
Sotheby's • New York
Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale
Lot 145
BAPTÊME, 1919
Oil on canvas
21.9 x 15.9 cm
Jun 29, 2020Sotheby's
BAPTÊME, 1919
Oil on canvas
21.9 x 15.9 cm
Jun 29, 2020
Sotheby's • New York
Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale
Lot 146
LE CHIEN, 1972
gouache et crayon sur papier sur base lithographique
41.1 x 56.5 cm
Jun 19, 2020Sotheby's
LE CHIEN, 1972
gouache et crayon sur papier sur base lithographique
41.1 x 56.5 cm
Jun 19, 2020
Sotheby's • Paris
Oeuvres sur Papier
Lot 183
SANS TITRE, 1961
crayon, encre et gouache sur papier
11 x 9.7 cm
Jun 19, 2020Sotheby's
SANS TITRE, 1961
crayon, encre et gouache sur papier
11 x 9.7 cm
Jun 19, 2020
Sotheby's • Paris
Oeuvres sur Papier
Lot 184
SANS TITRE, 1965
collage sur papier
25.3 x 32 cm
Jun 19, 2020Sotheby's
SANS TITRE, 1965
collage sur papier
25.3 x 32 cm
Jun 19, 2020
Sotheby's • Paris
Oeuvres sur Papier
Lot 182
Sketch for Pictor Mysteriosa (Burnt Umbrage), 1910-2012
graphite and ink on paper
22.9 x 30.2 cm
May 29, 2020Christie's
Sketch for Pictor Mysteriosa (Burnt Umbrage), 1910-2012
graphite and ink on paper
22.9 x 30.2 cm
May 29, 2020
Christie's • New York
Virtue | Post-War and Contemporary Art
Lot 32
Bateau bleu, 1950
Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper
49.5 x 34 cm
May 14, 2020Bonhams
Bateau bleu, 1950
Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper
49.5 x 34 cm
May 14, 2020
Bonhams • Los Angeles
Prints & Multiples
Lot 105
STUDY FOR "LES INFATIGABLES", 1965
Oil on canvas
14 x 18.4 cm
May 4, 2020Sotheby's
STUDY FOR "LES INFATIGABLES", 1965
Oil on canvas
14 x 18.4 cm
May 4, 2020
Sotheby's • New York
Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale Online
Lot 41
Untitled, 1910-2012
oil on canvas
22 x 16 cm
Feb 6, 2020Christie's
Untitled, 1910-2012
oil on canvas
22 x 16 cm
Feb 6, 2020
Christie's • London
Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale
Lot 305
Untitled (recto); An Amaryllis (verso), 1910-2012
paper collage on postcard (_recto_); pen and ink on postcard (_verso_)
15.1 by 10.6 cm
Feb 6, 2020Christie's
Untitled (recto); An Amaryllis (verso), 1910-2012
paper collage on postcard (_recto_); pen and ink on postcard (_verso_)
15.1 by 10.6 cm
Feb 6, 2020
Christie's • London
Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper
Lot 134
NAUFRAGE EN BLEU, 1957
oil on canvas
33 x 24 cm
Feb 5, 2020Sotheby's
NAUFRAGE EN BLEU, 1957
oil on canvas
33 x 24 cm
Feb 5, 2020
Sotheby's • London
Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale
Lot 205
ORACULAIRE, 1964
oil on canvas
16.1 x 12.3 cm
Feb 5, 2020Sotheby's
ORACULAIRE, 1964
oil on canvas
16.1 x 12.3 cm
Feb 5, 2020
Sotheby's • London
Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale
Lot 204
Portfolio, 1993
Offset lithograph in colors with collage, fabric and hand-coloring on Somerset soft white paper adhered to museum board
95.8 x 60.3 cm
Dec 16, 2019Bonhams
Portfolio, 1993
Offset lithograph in colors with collage, fabric and hand-coloring on Somerset soft white paper adhered to museum board
95.8 x 60.3 cm
Dec 16, 2019
Bonhams
Deck the Walls: Holiday Prints & Multiples
Lot 168
DOROTHEA TANNING | EN CHAIR ET EN OR (6 PRINTS), 1973
six etchings and aquatints printed in colors
16⅞ by 12¾ in. (43 by 32.5 cm) 20⅞ by 18⅜ in. (53 by 46.7 cm)
Nov 18, 2019Sotheby's
DOROTHEA TANNING | EN CHAIR ET EN OR (6 PRINTS), 1973
six etchings and aquatints printed in colors
16⅞ by 12¾ in. (43 by 32.5 cm) 20⅞ by 18⅜ in. (53 by 46.7 cm)
Nov 18, 2019
Sotheby's • New York
The Sleep of Reason Part II | A Private Collection of Surrealist Art Online
Lot 18
DOROTHEA TANNING | L'ENTENTE, OUI, 1969
black crayon and watercolor on paper
21½ by 16¼ in. (54.6 by 41.3 cm) 28⅞ by 25 in. (73.3 by 63.5 cm)
Nov 18, 2019Sotheby's
DOROTHEA TANNING | L'ENTENTE, OUI, 1969
black crayon and watercolor on paper
21½ by 16¼ in. (54.6 by 41.3 cm) 28⅞ by 25 in. (73.3 by 63.5 cm)
Nov 18, 2019
Sotheby's • New York
The Sleep of Reason Part II | A Private Collection of Surrealist Art Online
Lot 17
DOROTHEA TANNING | NUE COUCHÉE (RECLINING NUDE), 1965
etching and aquatint printed in colors
12⅞ by 16¾ in. (32.7 by 42.7 cm) 22¾ by 26⅞ in. (58 by 68.3 cm)
Nov 18, 2019Sotheby's
DOROTHEA TANNING | NUE COUCHÉE (RECLINING NUDE), 1965
etching and aquatint printed in colors
12⅞ by 16¾ in. (32.7 by 42.7 cm) 22¾ by 26⅞ in. (58 by 68.3 cm)
Nov 18, 2019
Sotheby's • New York
The Sleep of Reason Part II | A Private Collection of Surrealist Art Online
Lot 43
EN CHAIR ET EN OR, 1973
Six etchings and aquatints printed in colors
43 x 32.5 cm
Nov 18, 2019Sotheby's
EN CHAIR ET EN OR, 1973
Six etchings and aquatints printed in colors
43 x 32.5 cm
Nov 18, 2019
Sotheby's • New York
The Sleep of Reason Part II: A Private Collection of Surrealist Art Online
Lot 18