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Notes - image #4 1968 Description: Fire plug

Collection Title: an incomplete 'Notes' portfolio without text pages 1968
Title Notes: 002-011
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, planographic, collage colour lithograph and embossing printed from 13 aluminium plates, cellotape, collage Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's marks
Impression: unsigned proof
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: Image #4 with notations in pencil by KET. Collaboration and supervision by Kenneth Tyler, processing and proofing by Tyler with edition printing by Robert de la Rocha assisted by Daniel Gualdoni. Colours printed: transparent red, red-brown, transparent red, yellow, magenta, blue, black, yellow, red, red, black, blue-black, gloss varnish. This is one sheet from a portfolio of 12 colour prints and 13 pages of text plus title and colophon pages in a handmade folio with text in letterpress. This folio has no text pages and a mixture of the 12 colour prints.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "#5" inscribed lower right corner, red pen "4" inscribed lower right corner, blue pencil "#4" inscribed lower left corner, pencil "SHOP PROOF C.O 68-181"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 56.0 h x 38.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Gemini G.E.L. (1984), 108
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1783.4
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen