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Claes OLDENBURG

Sweden born 1929

artist

  • United States of America from 1930

GEMINI G.E.L.

publisher (organisation)

Notes 1968 Description: A portfolio of 13 text pages
Title Notes: 002-000
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, planographic 12 lithographic plates with title page and colophon Support: cream, wove, machine mould made Rives BFK paper; navy blue cloth-covered hardcover slip
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's marks
Impression: trial proof I
Edition: edition of 100: plus 15AP; 5TP; RTP; PPII; 3GEL; C
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1968

Edition Notes: Portfolio box and slipcase with original 13 pages of text only - Colophon page signed in pencil. Printed on colophon, "Notes/ Twelve original colour lithographs/ Thirteen pages of text/ by/ Claes Oldenburg/ [II] GEMINI G.E.L., LOS ANGELES 1968." Letterpress printing by Continental Graphic. Bookbinding by Earle Gray Bookbinding Co.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower centre, pencil, "Oldenburg 68" [colophon]
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower centre, pencil "T.P.1" [colophon]
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower centre, Gemini chop [II] [colophon]
Dimensions: slip cover 60.0 h x 86.0 w cm slipcase 57.8 h x 84.8 w cm sheet 57.6 h x 40.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Gemini G.E.L. (1984), 104-115
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1782.1-15
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen