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


Sweden born 1929


  • United States of America from 1930


publisher (organisation)

Notes - image #1 1968 Description: Punching bag

Collection Title: an incomplete 'Notes' portfolio without text pages 1968
Title Notes: 002-004
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, planographic colour lithograph printed from eight aluminium plates and masking tape Support: white, wove, machine mouldmade, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
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 #1 marked #1 and A in pencil with 4 pieces of masking tape. Collaboration and supervision by Kenneth Tyler, processing and proofing by Tyler with edition printing by Daniel Gualdoni assisted by Paul Drake. Colours printed: light yellow, blue, yellow ochre, light brown, dark brown, dark blue, transparent grey, 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 left corner, pencil "#1" inscribed upper left corner, pencil "A"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 53.4 h x 38.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Gemini G.E.L. (1984), 104
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1783.1
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen