Philip GUSTONGEMINI G.E.L., Rug Enlarge 1 /1


Canada 1913 – United States of America 1980


  • to United States of America 1919


publisher (organisation)

Rug 1980
Collection Title: a set of eight prints
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: start date 1979
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph, printed in black ink, from one aluminium plate. Support: white, wove, Rives BFK paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no watermark
Impression: artist's proof 6/11
Edition: edition of 50 plus 11 artist's proofs; right to print proof; two publisher's proofs; special proof; three GEL proofs; cancellation proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles
Date Published: 1981

Edition Notes: Collaboration and supervision by Serge Lozingot, processing and proofing by Lozingot and Anthony Zapeda, edition printing by Christine Fox and Richard Garst. Guston used a lithographic crayon and tusche on one aluminium plate. Printed in black ink.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, in pencil, 'Philip Guston '80' titled lower left corner, in pencil, 'Rug'
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, in pencil, 'a.P 6/11'
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, copyright symbol and Gemini G.E.L. chop verso: stamped lower left corner, in grey ink, copyright symbol and 'Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles' verso: inscribed lower left corner, in pencil, 'PG 79-929'
Dimensions: comp and sheet 49.8 h x 73.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2340.8
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery from Gemini G.E.L., September 1980