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Lesley Dill (American, b.1950)
LOT ID: 86756
Poem Ears (The Poetic Body), 1992

Lithograph, letterpress and collage on paper
18 х 13 in. (45.72 x 33.02 cm.)
Signed, and dated lower right, numbered lower left.
Print/Casting Year 1992
Edition AP VIII aside from edition of 20
Foundry/Publisher Solo Impression, NYC
Lot description
This print has letterpress text quoted from Emily Dickinson printed on japanese paper that loops between the ears, which reads: "I heard as if I had no ear, until a vital word came all the way from life to me, and then I knew I heard." The base paper is handmade Richard de Bas.

This is a print from a set which is from one of the artist's first editions. Other proofs of this edition are in the collection of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC among others.
The Poetic Body - Ears by Lesley Dill
  • The Poetic Body - Ears by Lesley Dill
  • The Poetic Body - Ears by Lesley Dill
  • The Poetic Body - Ears by Lesley Dill
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