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    Sale 2044

    Prints and Multiples

    28 - 29 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 458

    JASPER JOHNS

    The Dutch Wives (ULAE 187)

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    JASPER JOHNS
    The Dutch Wives (ULAE 187)
    screenprint in colors, 1977, on Kurotani Kozo watermark THE DUTCH WIVES and J JOHNS 1977, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 63/70 (there were also 19 artist's proofs), co-published by the artist and Simca Print Artists, Inc., New York, with their blindstamp, with full margins, a 9-in. vertical repaired tear at the lower sheet edge (extending into the image and with associated touching and discoloration), the palest mat staining, occasional handling creases and minor soiling in places at the sheet edges, hinge remains in places at the reverse of the upper sheet edge
    Scr. 40 x 50 in. (1016 x 1270 mm.)
    S. 43 x 56 in. (1092 x 1422 mm.)


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