Claes OLDENBURG, Untitled [Ice-cream cones] Enlarge 1 /1

Claes OLDENBURG

Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Untitled [Ice-cream cones] 1968
Collection Title: the portfolio 'Notes' 1968
Title Notes: 002-009
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: printing supervised by Kenneth Tyler, printed on 16 February 1968 by Robert de la Rocha, assisted by Richard Wilke; edition cancelled 30 September 1968.
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, relief 12 colour lithograph with embossing printed from aluminum plates Support: white Rives BFK paper with cut edges
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 100 plus 15 artist's proofs, 5 trial proofs, printer's proof II, right to print, 3 Gemini impressions, cancellation 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. 12 colour lithograph printed in the following sequence: yellow, magenta, blue, black, transparent yellow, brown, purple, gray, blue, clear gloss varnish, embossing and transparent ochre. Supervision by Kenneth Tyler, edition printing by Robert de la Rocha assisted by Richard Wilke.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "Oldenburg 68"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower right vertically, pencil "R.T.P."
Tertiary Insc: workshop chopmark lower left "© [Gemini G.E.L. symbol]"; number verso lower right, pencil "68-182"; workshop stamp verso lower right, grey ink "GEMINI G.E.L. / LOS ANGELES, CALIF."; printed inscription lower centre, grey ink "beach"
Dimensions: 57.6 h x 40.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 55.3; Gemini G.E.L. cat. 109
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.963.3
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen