Lot 309: JASPER JOHNS | Usuyuki (ULAE 211)
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Lithograph printed in colors, 1980, signed in pencil, dated, numbered 45/57 (total edition includes 11 artist's proofs), on Rives BFK wove paper, printed by Bill Goldston, James V. Smith and Thomas Cox, with the blindstamp of the publisher, ULAE, West Islip, framed
The print is in generally good condition, the full sheet. The colors are attenuated as is often seen in this image. Two tiny, faint traces of ink, one in the lower margin at center, two in the upper margin at right. Faint pressure marks in the left and right extreme margins (from previous framing?). The verso with four old hinges at corners, one with slight skinned spot at lower left in the lower right corner.
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Dimensions: image: 1165 by 370 mm 45 7/8 by 14 1/2 in
Saleroom Notice: Please note the print is numbered 45/57 not 45/70 as indicated in the printed catalogue.