R.B. KITAJKELPRA STUDIO LIMITED, The gay science Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1932 – 2007

  • Great Britain 1958-1998


London, England commenced 1946

printer (organisation)

The gay science [The gay science: from "Mahler becomes politics, Beisbol". Ed. 70.] 1965 Description: from set of 15 prints, 1 title page, 1 frontispiece,based on the music of Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

Collection Title: no.1 from "Mahler becomes Politics, Beisbol"
Materials & Technique: prints, stencil 10 colour screenprint, photo-screenprint Support: on pale green St George's cover paper
Impression: AP
Edition: Edition of 70 unless otherwise indicated; within the set there are 5 -7 APs, some PPs and HCs; 1-30 published with the book of poems by Jonathan Williams signed, numbered on lithographed title page by the author; deluxe portfolio set of PPs dedicated 'to Chris', signed by the artist and the author.
Place Published: Malborough Fine Art Ltd, London

Edition Notes: printed Kelpra Studio, London
Primary Insc: pencil 1.1 beneath image "Kitaj AP"
Tertiary Insc: pencil verso "18 [9]"
Dimensions: comp 58.8 h x 52.2 w cm sheet 77.2 h x 58.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kinsman(1994),23
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2062.15
Image rights: © R.B. Kitaj (courtesy Marlborough Fine Art)