Claes OLDENBURGGEMINI G.E.L., Notes - image #5 Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929


  • United States of America from 1930


publisher (organisation)

Notes - image #5 1968 Description: Kassel

Collection Title: an incomplete 'Notes' portfolio without text pages 1968
Title Notes: 002-013
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, planographic colour lithograph and embossing printed from five aluminium plates and one stone 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 #5 with notations and markings in pencil by KET with registration punch holes on top. Collaboration and supervision by Kenneth Tyler, processing and proofing by Tyler with edition printing by James Webb assisted by Richard Wilke. Colours printed: opaque white, blue-black(stone), transparent grey, green-black, blue-black, graphite grey. 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[underlined]" inscribed lower left corner, pencil "ok as is - proof -"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 58.8 h x 40.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Gemini G.E.L. (1984), 107
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1783.6
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen