• Prints & Multiples auction at Christies

    Sale 2215

    Prints & Multiples

    27 - 28 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 350

    CLAES OLDENBURG (B. 1929)

    System of Iconography--Plug, Mouse, Good Humor, Lipstick, Switches (1970) (Axsom & Platzker 75)

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    CLAES OLDENBURG (B. 1929)
    System of Iconography--Plug, Mouse, Good Humor, Lipstick, Switches (1970) (Axsom & Platzker 75)
    offset lithograph in colors, 1971, on Arches, signed in pencil, numbered 218/250, published by Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, with the artist's copyright inkstamp on the reverse, with full margins, the palest light- and time staining, a ¾-in. moisture stain at the lower left sheet corner, a few soft handling creases in places in the margins, otherwise in good condition; together with Typewriter Eraser (A. & P. 64) offset lithograph in colors, 1970, initialed and dated in pencil, numbered 233/250 (there were also 20 artist's proofs); and Alphabet in the Form of a Good Humor Bar (A. & P. 69) offset lithograph in colors, 1970, initialed and dated in pencil, numbered 144/250 (there were also 20 artist's proofs); each framed
    L. 20 x 15¼ in. (508 x 387 mm.)
    S. 28 x 23 3/8 in. (711 x 594 mm.) (3)


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