Claes OLDENBURGGEMINI G.E.L., Notes - image #12 Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929


  • United States of America from 1930


publisher (organisation)

Notes - image #12 1968 Description: Tar pits

Collection Title: an incomplete 'Notes' portfolio without text pages 1968
Title Notes: 002-029
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, planographic colour lithograph printed from six aluminium plates 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 #12 marked 12 in pencil. Collaboration and supervision by Kenneth Tyler, processing and proofing by Tyler with edition printing by James Webb assisted by Daniel Gualdoni. Colours printed: yellow, deep red, yellow-green, dark brown, orange-black, orange-red. 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 "#12"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 57.8 h x 40.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Gemini G.E.L. (1984), 112
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1783.15
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen