Lot 311: JASPER JOHNS | Cicada II (ULAE 214)
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Screenprint in colors, 1981, signed in pencil, dated, inscribed 'AP', numbered 10/10, an artist's proof aside from the numbered edition of 50, on Kurotani Hosho paper, printed by Kenjiro Nonaka, Hiroshi Kawanishi and Takeshi Shimada, with the blindstamp of the publisher, by the artist and Simca Print Artist, Inc., Tokyo, also published by the artist, framed
The print is in good condition, with full margins. A crease in the lower right margin corner. Slight buckling from hinging. Minor imperfections inherent in the paper. The verso in good condition with a linen-tape hinge at lower center. Hinges slightly pressing through to the recto.
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Provenance: Howard Russeck Fine Art, Palm Beach
Dimensions: image: 445 by 343 mm 17 1/2 by 13 1/2 in