Claes OLDENBURG, Bread slice in sunlight # 1 -- King David Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Bread slice in sunlight # 1 -- King David 1972 Title Notes: 011-001
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: R.T.P. signed 20 August 1972, cencellation proofed 7 September 1972; printing supervised by Kenneth Tyler; printed by Dan Freeman, assisted by Ron Olds and Jim Webb
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph in 5 colours Support: white Amgoumois à la Main paper with cut edges
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 20 plus 6 artist's proofs, right to print, printer's proof II, 3 Gemini G.E.L. proofs, 2 colour trial proofs, cancellation proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1972

Edition Notes: 5 colour lithograph printed from aluminum plate in the following sequence: yellow, orange, gray, purple, orange. Supervised by Kenneth Tyler, edition printing by Daniel Freeman assisted by Ronald Olds and James Webb
Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "CO."
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "R.T.P."
Tertiary Insc: workshop chopmark lower right "[Gemini G.E.L. symbol]"; artist's and copyright chopmark lower right "© Claes Oldenburg 1972"; workshop stamp verso lower left , grey ink "GEMINI G.E.L. / LOS ANGELES, CALIF."; number verso lower left , pencil "CO72.454"
Dimensions: sheet 77.4 h x 58.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 95; Gemini G.E.L. cat. 419
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.1142
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen