Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Untitled [New Pasadena Museum] 1968
Collection Title: the portfolio 'Notes' 1968
Title Notes: 002-007
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: printing supervised by Kenneth Tyler, printed on 23 February by James Webb, assisted by Dan Gualdoni; edition cancelled 29 September 1968
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic 7 colour lithograph printed from aluminum plates Support: white Rives BFK paper with cut edges
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 100, signed and numbered, plus 15 artist proofs, 5 trial proofs, right to print, printer's proof II, 3 Gemini G.E.L. impressions, canellation proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1968

Edition Notes: This print is from a portfolio of 12 colour prints and 13 pages of text plus title and colophon pages in a handmade folio with text in letterpress. 7 colour lithograph printed from aluminum plates in red, green, dark brown, transparent gray, dark gray, vermillion red, opaque black. Printing supervised by Kenneth Tyler, edition printing by James Webb and Dan Gualdoni.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "Claes Oldenburg 68"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "R.T.P."
Tertiary Insc: workshop chopmark lower right "© [Gemini G.E.L. symbol]"; number verso lower left, pencil "68.188"; workshop stamp verso lower left, grey ink "GEMINI G.E.L. / LOS ANGELES, CALIF."; printed inscription "New Pasadena Museum / Auditorium / Exhibitions / Books / Restaurant / =litho crayon / giant can key"
Dimensions: sheet 57.6 h x 40.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 55.2; Gemini G.E.L. cat. 115
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.963.2
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen