January. Second exhibition at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York.
On Time Off Time
Lettre d'Amour (Love Letter)
My Favorite Dinner Party
Max Ernst and Dorothea Tanning, Sedona, Arizona
Max Ernst and Dorothea Tanning
July. Departure for Paris, France, which is still recovering from the war. Find a home of sorts: two maid’s rooms on the top floor of 13 quai St. Michel. Dorothea Tanning works at the lithograph atelier of Edmond Desjobert to produce her first album of lithographs, Les Sept Périls Spectraux (The Seven Spectral Perils).
Very Small Nude
Untitled (Study for Troisième péril from Les 7 périls spectraux)
Drawing for Musical Chairs
Summer in the south of France. August at 10 rue du Bateau in Antibes. An afternoon with Picasso, Francoise Gilot and babies at Vallauris will be remembered, as of course he knew it would. October. Exhibition of lithographs at Galerie Les Pas Perdus, rue des Ciseaux, in Paris. Again for Balanchine a new ballet, The Witch, in collaboration with The Sadler’s Wells Ballet Company of London. Scenery and costumes by Dorothea Tanning, with choreography by John Cranko. Performed at Covent Garden, August 18th.
Illustration for "Lettre Inédite du Marquis de Sade à Madame de Sade," Almanach Surréaliste du Demi-Siècle
Bâteau bleu (The Grotto)
Cover for Les 7 périls spectraux
Premier péril (First Peril) from Les 7 périls spectraux (The Seven Spectral Perils)
Deuxième péril (Second Peril) from Les 7 périls spectraux (The Seven Spectral Perils)