JOHN CAGE (1912-1992)
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JOHN CAGE (1912-1992)

Wild Edible Drawings

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JOHN CAGE (1912-1992)
Wild Edible Drawings
signed, inscribed with the media, titled consecutively, numbered and dated 'John Cage September, 1990 1/6' (on the backing board); signed again and dated again 'John Cage '90' (on a paper label affixed to the reverse of Wild Edible Drawing #5 and Wild Edible Drawing #7)
handmade paper, in twelve parts
each: 16 3/4 x 11 7/8 in. (42.5 x 30.2 cm.)
Executed in 1990. This work is number one from an edition of six, except Wild Edible Drawing #2, which is number two from an edition of six.
Provenance
James Cohan Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2002
Literature
W. Herzogenrath and A. Kreul, ed., Sounds of the Inner Eye: John Cage, Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Canada, 2002, p. 118 (illustrated).
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