London, South Kensington
10 June 2008
Claes Oldenburg (B. 1929)
Soft Fireplug (Axsom & Platzer 84)
lithograph in colours, 1972, on wove paper, signed and dated in pencil, inscribed P.P. VIII, a printer's proof, aside from the edition of 100, published by the Petersburg Press, with full margins, soft creasing at the lower and upper sheet edges, a few nicks to the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition
L. 760 x 622mm., S. 1025 x 790mm.
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