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Monica Reclining

Monica Reclining, 1986 by Tom Wesselmann is a small intimate nude portrait of Monica, Tom’s chief muse.  This print is is a one-of-a-kind hand-watercolored etching on wove paper from the edition in black and white of 50. The piece is signed and numbered, but it remains a unique watercolor.  The image dimensions are 6 x 8 inches, and the paper dimensions are 15 x 17 inches.  The framed dimensions are 16 x 18 inches.

Tom Wesselmann was an American Pop artist best known for his collages, sculptures, and screenprints that stylized the female figure. Often isolating segments of the body—red lips with a cigarette, a single nipple, or a stylish shoe—his artworks aim was to seize a viewer’s attention. “The prime mission of my art, in the beginning, and continuing still, is to make figurative art as exciting as abstract art,” he once said of his work.

Medium

Etching

Year

1986

Edition

Unique

Signature

Signed, numbered

Size 15 x 17 (in)
38 x 43 (cm)
Price Price on Request
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Monica Reclining, 1986 by Tom Wesselmann is a small intimate nude portrait of Monica, Tom’s chief muse.  This print is a one-of-a-kind hand-watercolored etching on wove paper from the edition in black and white of 50. The piece is signed and numbered, but it remains a unique watercolor.  The image dimensions are 6 x 8 inches, and the paper dimensions are 15 x 17 inches.  The framed dimensions are 16 x 18 inches.

Tom Wesselmann was an American Pop artist best known for his collages, sculptures, and screenprints that stylized the female figure. Often isolating segments of the body—red lips with a cigarette, a single nipple, or a stylish shoe—his artworks aim was to seize a viewer’s attention. “The prime mission of my art, in the beginning, and continuing still, is to make figurative art as exciting as abstract art,” he once said of his work.

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Medium

Etching

Year

1986

Edition

Unique

Signature

Signed, numbered

Size 15 x 17 (in)
38 x 43 (cm)
Price Price on Request