Claes OLDENBURG, Double-nose / purse / punching bag / ashtray Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Double-nose / purse / punching bag / ashtray 1970 Title Notes: 004-001
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: R.T.P. signed 23 October 1970, cancellation proofed 27 October 1970; printed by Kenneth Tyler
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic 1 colour lithograph printed from stone Support: cream, heavy-weight Rives BFK paper, cut edges
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 50 plus 6 artist's proofs; 3 trial proofs; right to print; 3 Gemini G.E.L. impressions; cancellation proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1970

Edition Notes: 1 colour lithograph printed from stone in black ink. Edition printing by Kenneth Tyler.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "CO 70"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "RTP"
Tertiary Insc: workshop and copyright chopmark lower right "© [Gemini G.E.L. symbol]"; workshop stamp verso lower left, grey ink "GEMINI G.E.L. / LOS ANGELES, CALIF."; number verso lower left, pencil "CO70-369"
Dimensions: 53.2 h x 48.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 72; Gemini G.E.L. cat. 259
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.1136
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen