- United States of America from 1930
Untitled [Geometric mouse]
Collection Title: the portfolio 'Notes' 1968
Title Notes: 002-017
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: printing supervised by Kenneth Tyler, printed on 27 February 1968 by James Webb, assisted by Richard Wilke; edition cancelled 29 September 1968.
Materials & Technique:
prints, planographic lithograph in 9 colours Support: white Rives BFK paper with cut edges
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition of 100 plus 15 artist's proofs, 5 trial proofs, right to print, printer's proof II, 3 Gemini G.E.L. 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. 9 colour lithograph printed from one aluminum plate in the following sequence: opaque white, blue-green, blue, purple, sepia green-brown, silver, transparent green, green, blue-black. Supervised by Kenneth Tyler, edition printing by James Webb assisted by Richard Wilke.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "Oldenburg 68"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "RTP"
Tertiary Insc: workshop chopmark lower right "© [Gemini G.E.L. symbol]";
number verso lower left, pencil "68-184";
workshop stamp verso lower left, grey ink "GEMINI G.E.L. / LOS ANGELES, CALIF.";
printed inscription, ink "falling / down / fallen / down / bent / afloat, face down"
sheet 57.7 h x 40.0 w cm
: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 55.6; Gemini G.E.L. cat. 111
: Purchased 1973 Accession No
: NGA 73.963.6 Image rights
: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen