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Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929)
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Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929)

Typewriter Eraser

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Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929)
Typewriter Eraser
incised with the artist's signature and number '4/18 Oldenburg' (on the underside); incised with the artist's name, title, date and number 'TYPEWRITER ERASER 4/18 © 1977 CLAES OLDENBURG' (on the base); stamped with the Lippincott foundry mark (on the base)
acrylic on aluminum, ferrocement and stainless steel
33 x 36 x 22 in. (83.8 x 91.4 x 55.8 cm.)
Executed in 1977. This work is number four from an edition of eighteen plus five artist's proofs.
Provenance
Richard Gray Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present, 1977
Exhibited
Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Claes Oldenburg: An Exhibition of Recent Small Scale Fabricated Works and Drawings, 1977, no. 12 (another example exhibited).
Cincinnati, Carl Solway Gallery, Claes Oldenburg: A Complete Survey of Sculptures in Edition 1963 - 1990, 1990, no. 22 (another example exhibited).
Miami, The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami Pops! Pop Art from Miami Collections, 1996, p. 27, illustrated (another example exhibited).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, An American Legacy, A Gift to New York, 2002, p. 81, illustrated (another example exhibited).
Nashville, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Real Illusions: Contemporary Art from Nashville Collections, February - June 2003, cat. no. 33, p. 46 (another example exhibited).
New York, Nicholas Robinson Gallery, Donald Judd and 101 Spring Street, March-April 2010 (another example exhibited).

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