Claes OLDENBURG, Typewriter eraser as tornado  [146/200] Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Typewriter eraser as tornado [146/200] 1972 Description: published on the occasion of the solo exhibition Claes Oldenburg: object into monument, Fort Worth Art Center Museum, 13 July - 20 August 1972, travelling thereafter
Creation Notes: printed July 1972 by Beddoe Graphics, Irving, Texas; typography by Bill Jenkins
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic offset lithograph in 4 colours Support: white, heavy-weight Rives BFK paper, torn edges
Impression: 146/200
Edition: edition of 200, signed and unnumbered, plus 11 unsigned trial proofs
Publisher: Fort Worth Art Center Museum
Place Published: Fort Worth, Texas
Date Published: 1972

Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "Oldenburg."; not dated
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "146/200"
Tertiary Insc: printed monogram and date lower right of image, black ink "CO72" watermark lower left "[BF]K RIVES"
Dimensions: comp 50.8 h x 36.0 w cm sheet 67.2 h x 45.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 91.1
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 81.1306
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen