Hand Painting on the Mandala

Jim Dine
Hand Painting on the Mandala
gravure & drypoint

An original hand-signed Jim Dine gravure & drypoint print.


Direct gravure and power-tool drypoint printed in five colors (red, blue, yellow, green, black) from two copper plates on Arches Cover White wove paper, with unique hand-coloring added by the artist in red, orange, green and blue acrylic

Hand-signed and dated in pencil in the margin lower left J Dine / 1986.

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition of 60, numbered in pencil in the margin also lower left (there were 26 additional proofs of various types, for an overall edition of 86). Printed by Donald Saff, Deli Sacilotto, Patrick Foy and George Holzer at the workshop of the publisher Graphicstudio, University of South Florida, Tampa, bearing its blindstamp at the lower left sheet tip, also bearing the publisher’s pencil annotation verso.

Catalog: Carpenter 13; Fine/Cortlett 65.

37 3/16 x 35 5/8 inches

Sheet Size: 49 x 40 1/8 inches