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Sue Coe: The Tragedy of War print cycle
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Articles of WarIllustrated below are the plate images for each of the 23 prints in The Tragedy of War cycle. Each plate is printed on a sheet of 15 1/4 by 22 inch wove paper. Plate sizes and estimated edition sizes vary, and are given for each print.


  1. Articles of War, 2000.
    etching, 8 x 9 7/8 inches; estimated edition: 150
    $250

  2. What a Golden Beak! (They Want War), 1999.
    etching, 7 3/4 x 11 7/8 inches; estimated edition: 75
    $600

  3. Small Arms, 2000.
    etching, 5 3/4 x 8 5/8 inches; estimated edition: 100
    $350

  4. War Street, 2000.
    etching, 9 3/8 x 12 5/8 inches; edition size: 35
    $1000

  5. Spider Silk Gene + Goat Gene = Bullet Proof Vest, 2000.
    etching, 5 x 7 1/2 inches; estimated edition: 200
    $250

  6. Silencing the Opposition, 2000.
    etching, 9 1/8 x 10 inches; estimated edition: 150
    $450

  7. The First Casualty of War is Truth, 2000.
    etching, 6 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches; estimated edition: 120
    $400

  8. Bull's Eye [Target Practice], 2000.
    etching, 8 x 10 inches; estimated edition: 120
    $450

  9. Arms Merchants, 2000.
    etching, 10 1/2 x 11 7/8 inches; estimated edition: 80
    $550

  10. Laptop Bombardiers, 2000.
    etching, 11 x 14 3/8 inches; estimated edition: 80 detail
    $600

  11. Lost and Found, 2000.
    etching, 8 3/8 x 14 3/8 inches; estimated edition: 100 detail
    $450

  12. The Forgotten, 2000.
    etching, 10 1/2 x 18 inches; estimated edition: 120 detail || detail 2 || detail 3
    $600

  13. And the Dogs Howled, 2000.
    etching, 10 x 18 inches; estimated edition: 80 detail 1 || detail 2 || detail 3
    $500

  14. Refugees, 2000.
    etching, 8 x 11 7/8 inches; estimated edition: 80
    $450

  15. Is it Safe?, 2000.
    etching, 10 3/8 x 18 inches; estimated edition: 100
    $500

  16. Memorial to Unexploded Land Mine, 2000.
    etching, 12 x 14 inches; estimated edition: 80
    $400

  17. Cheap De-Miners, 2000.
    etching, 9 3/8 x 12 5/8 inches; estimated edition: 80
    $550

  18. Upper and Lower Primates, 2000.
    etching, 13 x 20 7/8 inches; estimated edition: 120 detail 1 || detail 2 || detail 3
    $600

  19. Those with Guns Eat First, 2000.
    etching, 12 x 18 inches; estimated edition: 100
    $500

  20. "You Will Miss Me, When I've Gone," 2000.
    etching, 12 x 18 inches; estimated edition: 80
    $550

  21. Rape of Child, 2000.
    etching, 12 x 18 inches; estimated edition: 80 detail
    $600

  22. They Cut Off Their Hands, So They Couldn't Vote, 2000.
    etching, 12 x 18 inches; estimated edition: 100
    $600

  23. It's in Your Hands, 2000.
    etching, 12 x 18 inches; estimated edition: 80 detail 1 || detail 2
    $450
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Last update: 23 November 2009