Lot 312: JASPER JOHNS | Untitled (Red); (Yellow); (Blue) (ULAE 224, 225, 226)
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Three etchings with aquatint printed in mauve, greenish-black and grey-blue, 1982, each signed in pencil, dated, inscribed 'AP', numbered 8/14, artist's proofs aside from the numbered edition of 77, on Rives BFK wove paper, printed by Atelier Crommelynck, published by Petersburg Press, framed (3 prints)
The prints are in good condition, with full margins. The sheets with a slight undulation and faint time-staining at edges. Versos with small skinned spots at the corners from previous hinging. 'Yellow' with a tiny stain in the area of the signature. A tiny spot of printing ink just below the plate mark. 'Blue' with a tiny spot in lower right hand corner. Time staining the edges. Faint finger parks in the upper right hand corner.
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Provenance: Associated American Artists, New York
Dimensions: plate: 868 by 622 mm 37 1/8 by 24 1/2 in