Claes OLDENBURG, Fagends carved in rock  [8/50] Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Fagends carved in rock [8/50] [Fagend canyon] 1975 Description: published on the occasion of the solo exhibition Claes Oldenburg: six themes at the Denver Art Museum, Colorado, 28 June - 24 August 1975, travelling thereafter
Creation Notes: printing supervised by Jack Lemon; printed by Precision Colorplate Company, Chicago
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic offset lithograph in 4 colours Support: cream, heavy-weight Hammerhill Antique Cover paper, top edge deckled, side and bottom edges torn
Impression: 8/50
Edition: edition of 50 plus 25 artist's proofs and 10 Landfall Press impressions; further edition of 25 Roman Numeral prints
Publisher: Multiples Inc., New York and Denver Art Museum, Colorado
Place Published: New York and Denver, Colorado
Date Published: 1975

Edition Notes: Multiples, Inc. published the edition of 50; the Denver Art Museum published the edition of 25 Roman Numeral prints
Primary Insc: signed bottom centre, pencil "Oldenburg."
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "8/50"
Tertiary Insc: printed monogram and date lower right, black ink "CO 72" copyright and publisher's stamp verso lower left, black ink "Copyright 1975 / Claes Oldenburg / 63 W. Ontario / Chicago, Ill. 60610"
Dimensions: comp 82.0 h x 56.8 w cm sheet 96.4 h x 56.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 137
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 80.748
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen