• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 195

    JASPER JOHNS (B. 1930)

    Figure 1, from Black Numeral Series (ULAE 45)

    Price Realised  

    JASPER JOHNS (B. 1930)
    Figure 1, from Black Numeral Series (ULAE 45)
    lithograph, 1968, on Copperplate Deluxe, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 3/70 (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Gemini, G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their blindstamps and inkstamp on the reverse, with full margins
    image: 28 x 22 in. (711 x 559 mm.)
    sheet: 37 x 30 in. (940 x 762 mm.)
    Executed in 1968. This work is from an edition of seventy plus ten artist's proofs.


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of John Cage and Merce Cunningham, Sold to Benefit the Merce Cunningham Trust