Claes OLDENBURGGEMINI G.E.L., Notes - image #9 Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929


  • United States of America from 1930


publisher (organisation)

Notes - image #9 1968 Description: Body buildings

Collection Title: an incomplete 'Notes' portfolio without text pages 1968
Title Notes: 002-022
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, planographic colour lithograph printed from nine 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 #9 with press punch holes on top. Collaboration and supervision by Kenneth Tyler, processing and proofing by Tyler with edition printing by Daniel Gualdoni assisted by Richard Wilke. Colours printed: yellow, yellow-orange, transparent green, dark blue-green, dark blue, primrose yellow, orange, blue-black, opaque black.. 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 upper left corner, pencil "#9 /ok" inscribed lower left corner, pencil "C.O 68-187 #" inscribed lower right corner, pencil "404 yellow" inscribed upper right corner, pencil "special black on letters"
Dimensions: comp and sheet 53.2 h x 38.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Gemini G.E.L. (1984), 114
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1783.11
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen