12 May 2004
Robert Indiana (b. 1928)
stamped with signature, number and date '1980-1997 R INDIANA 7/8' (on the base)
painted aluminum on steel base
17½ x 18 x 10 in. (45.1 x 45.7 x 25.4 cm.)
Conceived in 1980 and cast in 1997. This work is number seven from an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs.
Acquired from the artist
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Robert Indiana, exh. cat., Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, 2002, p. 114 (another cast illustrated in color).
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