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Claes OLDENBURG

Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Screwarch bridge (state I) [3/15] 1980 Creation Notes: begun October 1979; bon à tirer signed 20 August 1980; artist's proofs signed 9 October 1980; edition signed 11 November 1980; printed by Patricia Branstead at Aeropress, New York
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio hard-ground etching in 1 colour Support: cream, heavy-weight Arches Roll paper, torn edges
Edition State: state I
Impression: 3/15
Edition: edition of 15 plus 9 artist's proofs, 1 bon à tirer, 1 exhibition proof
Publisher: MULTIPLES, INC.
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1980

Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "Oldenburg."; not dated
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "3/15"
Tertiary Insc: publisher's chopmark lower right "[Multiples, Inc. symbol] MULTIPLES" workshop chopmark lower left "AEROPRESS"
Dimensions: comp 60.0 h x 128.8 w cm sheet 79.4 h x 146.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1236
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen