Claes OLDENBURG, Butter pat in Berkeley Hills  [11/35] Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Butter pat in Berkeley Hills [11/35] 1976 Creation Notes: begun 1975; edition signed 13 April 1976; printing supervised by Kathan Brown; printed by John Silvon, assisted by Patrick Foy, at Crown Point Press, Oakland, California
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio soft-ground etching in 1 colour Support: white, medium-weight Apta paper, deckled edges
Impression: 11/35
Edition: edition of 35 plus 15 artist's proofs (A.P. XIV printed on Auvergne à la Main paper), 1 bon à tirer, 3 unsigned exhibition proofs, 3 trial proofs (1 on Rives BFK paper, 1 on Holy paper, 1 on Dutch etching paper)
Publisher: MULTIPLES, INC.
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1976

Primary Insc: signed lower right, pencil "Oldenburg."
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "11/35"
Tertiary Insc: workshop chopmark lower right "CROWN POINT PRESS / JOHN SLIVON"; copyright chopmark lower centre "©"; copyright and artist's stamp verso lower centre "Copyright © 1976 Claes Oldenburg"; paper watermark top left; paper watermark lower right
Dimensions: comp 21.0 h x 27.8 w cm sheet 67.0 h x 51.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 149
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 80.751
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen