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Wary (Dog Woman)

1994/2020
Paula Rego, Wary (Dog Woman), 1994/2020 limited edition

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Paula Rego has generously made the limited edition, Wary (Dog Woman), 1994/2020, available on the occasion of the exhibition Paula Rego at Tate Britain, 7 July – 24 October 2021.

Rego, who is known for her accomplished etching techniques, drew the plate for Wary (Dog Woman) in 1994. The same year, she began a sequence of large single-figure works in pastel known as the Dog Woman series. Rego had returned to life drawing and created these works with her model and collaborator, Lila Nunes. The figure of Dog Woman, crouched and snarling with teeth bared in rage and anguish, appears as early as 1952, and then 42 years later, embodied by Nunes, posing on all fours. Of these works, Rego has commented ‘to be a dog woman is not necessarily to be downtrodden; that has very little to do with it. In these pictures every woman's a dog woman, not downtrodden but powerful.’

The limited edition was printed by Paupers Press and published by the artist in 2020. This is the first time it has become available to purchase and all proceeds from sales made during the dates of the exhibition will support Tate. Each print is signed and numbered by the artist and comes unframed.

Prices of the artwork are liable to change. As a limited edition sells out, prices of the artwork are subject to increase and the price will be clearly indicated.
  • Artist Paula Rego
  • Artwork Wary (Dog Woman)
  • Dimensions 34.8 x 41.5 cm
  • Material Etching print on paper, printed by Paupers Press and published by the artist in 2020 from a plate drawn in 1994
  • Edition Edition of 50, signed and numbered
  • Date of work 1994/2020
Paula Rego (b. 1935, Lisbon, Portugal) is a leading artist of her generation and has played a key role in redefining figurative art in the UK and internationally. Her ever-evolving artistic practice includes painting, pastel, collage, etching, watercolour and sculpture and spans from the mid-1950s to the current day. Rego studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London, and has received honorary doctorates from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, the University of East Anglia, Norwich, the Rhode Island School of Design, USA, The London Institute, Roehampton University, London, and Oxford University. In 2010 she was made a Dame of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours and won the Mapfre Foundation Drawing Prize, Madrid. Rego’s work has been exhibited widely across the world and is part of many public collections including the Arts Council Collection, UK; British Council Collection, UK; British Museum, London, UK; Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal; National Gallery, London; Serralves Foundation, Porto, Portugal; and Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK.
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Delivery times

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UK – 1-2 weeks

European Union – 2-4 weeks

Rest of world – 2-4 weeks

Delivery costs

We currently offer free standard delivery on UK orders over £60. Please note that this is offer is valid only online. Our other delivery costs are as follows.

For orders under £60:

UK – £3.60 per order

European Union – £15 per order

Rest of world (including non-EU European countries) – £28 per order

Limited editions

Due to the nature of our Limited Edition artworks, Tate offers rates for packaging materials to sufficiently protect the works and a fully insured, door-to-door courier service, for both UK and international shipping.

UK – FREE
USA – £80 each
European Union – £120 each
Rest of world (including non-EU European countries) – £150 each
 
 

Wine

Our collection of wines is only available for delivery in the UK. We currently offer free delivery on orders over £100, using a specialist white glove service within the M25 area.

UK only – £20 per order

Please note that our wines can only be purchased by those aged 18 years and over. Customers will be asked to provide proof of age upon delivery.

Here’s more information on delivery.

Refunds & returns

Please contact our customer service team within 45 days if you need to return anything from your order. We will be happy to offer you a full refund, replacement or exchange on any items excluding custom prints, face coverings and pierced earrings.

Unfortunately, after 14 working days we cannot refund any delivery charges or cover the cost of returning the item. You can contact our customer service team by email at: shop.online@tate.org.uk or by phone on +44 (0)20 7887 8888 (Monday – Friday, 9.45–18.00).

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