Claes OLDENBURGGEMINI G.E.L., Notes - image #3 Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929


  • United States of America from 1930


publisher (organisation)

Notes - image #3 1968 Description: Ice cream cones

Collection Title: an incomplete 'Notes' portfolio without text pages 1968
Title Notes: 002-008
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, planographic, collage colour lithograph and embossing printed from 13 aluminium plates, masking tape, collage Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: verso upper right corner "K" [fragment]
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 #3 with notations and markings in pencil by KET and photo and collage elements with CO drawing/writing. Collaboration and supervision by Kenneth Tyler, processing and proofing by Tyler with edition printing by Robert de la Rocha assisted by Richard Wilke. Colours printed: yellow, magenta, blue, black, transparent yellow, brown, purple, grey, blue, transparent ochre. 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 left corner, pencil "Go with this for next proof - KET" inscribed upper right corner, pencil "E" inscribed lower right corner, pencil "beach" inscribed lower right corner, red pen "3"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 56.0 h x 38.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Gemini G.E.L. (1984), 109
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1783.3
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen