Claes OLDENBURG, Picasso cufflink  [22/90] Enlarge 1 /1


Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Picasso cufflink [22/90] [Picasso Cufflink : from "America's Hommage a Picasso".] 1974 Description: from the sixth portfolios in the series America's Hommage à Picasso [Homage to Picasso]

Collection Title: America's Hommage a Picasso
Creation Notes: R.T.P. signed 2 March 1972, cancellation proofed 25 March 1974; printing supervised by Jack Lemon; printed by David Keister and David Panish assisted by Rom Wyffels, Thomas Minkler and Gregory Grenon at Landfall Press, Chicago
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph in 13 colours Support: cream, heavy-weight Arches Cover 300 gsm paper, bottow edge deckled, side and top edges torn
Impression: 22/90
Edition: edition of 90 plus 15 artist's proofs, 1 cancellation proof, 1 colour proof, 15 editions artiste, 15 hors commerce, 15 Landfall Press impressions, 4 Landfall Press impressions I, 2 printer's proofs, 15 professional prints, 13 progressive proofs, 30 Roman Numeral prints, 1 right to print proof
Place Published: Berlin
Date Published: 1974

Edition Notes: other artists included in the portfolio of 11 prints America's Hommage à Picasso [Homage to Picasso] are Allan D'Arcangelo, Walter De Maria, Dan Flavin, Robert Indiana, Louise Nevelson, Peter Palermo, Larry Rivers, James Rosenquist, Ernest Trova, and Andy Warhol; Oldenburg's over-sized print is housed separately to the other works.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "Oldenburg. © 1974"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "22/90"
Tertiary Insc: printed inscription lower left, grey ink "P. Cufflink"; workshop chopmark lower left "[Landfall Press symbol]"; copyright chopmark lower right "©"; workshop stamp verso lower left , grey ink "Copyright 1974 / Landfall Press Inc. / 63 W. Ontario Street / Chicago, Ill. 60610"; number verso lower left, pencil "CO73 423"
Dimensions: comp 91.6 h x 68.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 113
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2711.2
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen