Claes OLDENBURG, Ice bag Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Ice bag 1970 Title Notes: 006-003
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: R.T.P. signed 2 January 1970; cancellation proofed 2 January 1970; printed by Kenneth Tyler
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph in one colour with handworked addition in blue crayon Support: thick, cream Rives BFK paper, deckled edges
Impression: cancellation proof
Edition: Edition of 27 plus 4AP, RTP, 3 GEL, C
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1970

Edition Notes: One colour lithograph printed by Kenneth Tyler.
Primary Insc: signed lower centre, blue crayon "CO"; dated lower centre, blue crayon "1970"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower centre, blue crayon "cancelled"
Tertiary Insc: workshop chopmark lower right "[Tyler Graphics symbol]"; number verso lower left, pencil "CO70-309"; printed inscription, black ink "C.O. / CCOC.O. C.O CO"; paper watermark lower right "B F K"; paper watermark top right "RIVES"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 105.2 h x 75.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 66; Gemini G.E.L. cat. 180
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.370
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen