Claes OLDENBURG, Soft toilet # 1 Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Soft toilet # 1 1972 Description: from a group of three prints
Title Notes: 014-001
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: R.T.P. signed 13 August 1972; cancellation proofed 28 August 1972; printing supervised by Kenneth Tyler; printed by Jeff Webb
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic 2 colour lithograph printed from aluminum and stone Support: white Amgoumois à la Main paper with cut edges
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 75 plus 12 artist's proofs, 3 trial proofs, right to print, printer's proof II, 3 Gemini G.E.L. impressions, 3 colour trial proofs, working proof, cancellation proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1972

Edition Notes: 2 colour lithograph printed in gray ink from aluminum, then black ink from stone. Supervision by Kenneth Tyler, edition printing by James Webb.
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "Oldenburg."; not dated
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "RTP"
Tertiary Insc: workshop chopmark lower right "[Gemini G.E.L. symbol]"; artist's and copyright chopmark lower right "© CLAES OLDENBURG 1972"; publisher's stamp verso lower left, grey ink "GEMINI G.E.L. / LOS ANGELES, CALIF."; number verso lower left, pencil "CO72-455"
Dimensions: comp 42.2 h x 28.4 w cm sheet 53.4 h x 39.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 92; Gemini G.E.L. cat. 413
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.1138.1
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen