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Claes OLDENBURG

Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

MULTIPLES, INC.

United States

publisher (organisation)

Tea bag 1965-66 Description: two sheets of transparent synthetic polymer, the top sheet moulded around the shapes of rope and folded felt

Collection Title: the portfolio '4 on plexiglass'
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Creation Notes: begun 1965
Materials & Technique: multiples, prints, laminated vacuum-formed synthetic polymer, screenprint on Plexiglass, felt, rayon cord Edition: edition of 125 plus 16 artist's proofs lettered A-P
Publisher: MULTIPLES, INC.
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1966

Edition Notes: from the portfolio "4 on Plexiglass", which also included works by Philip Guston, Barnett Newman and Larry Rivers, with an essay by Harold Rosenberg. Fabricated by the Knickerbocker Machine and Foundry, Inc., New York.
Primary Insc: signed and numbered verso of label
Dimensions: comp 97.6 h x 68.8 w x 8.9 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 36
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 81.1303
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen