At Sam Francis' Litho Shop in Santa Monica. A big lithograph straight out of my early etching in Accueil. But different. Here were eight colors, each one demanding as much hefting, wiping, cleaning, re-inking, positioning as, I thought, the building of a bridge. It was, as they say, awesome.
–from Dorothea Tanning: Hail Delirium! A Catalogue Raisonné of the Artist’s Illustrated Books and Prints, 1942-1991, New York: The New York Public Library, 1992, p. 102.