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Sweden born 1929

  • United States of America from 1930

Study for a monument in the heroic / erotic / academic / comic style [27/60] 1975 Creation Notes: printed by Maurice Payne, Petersburg Press, London
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching in 1 colour Support: white, heavy-weight Wookey Hole handmade paper, deckled edges
Impression: 27/60
Edition: edition of 60 (10 each of Indigo blue, purple, burnt sienna, blue, yellow ochre, vermillion) plus 12 artist's proofs (2 copies of each of 6 colours), 1 bon à tirer
Place Published: London and New York
Date Published: 1975

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "Oldenburg. / 1975"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "27/60"
Tertiary Insc: copyright chopmark lower right "©"
Dimensions: comp 65.0 h x 83.2 w cm sheet 94.4 h x 105.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Axsom and Platzker, Printed stuff, 1997, cat. 122
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1965
Image rights: © Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen