Lot 137
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Claes Oldenburg

300,000 - 400,000 USD
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  • Claes Oldenburg
  • Typewriter Eraser
  • incised with the artist's signature and number 2/18; incised with the artist's name, title, date 1977, number 2/18 and stamped with the Lippincott foundry mark on the base
  • Ferrocement, aluminum painted with acrylic, and stainless steel
  • 33 by 30 by 27 in. 83.8 by 76.2 by 68.5 cm.
  • Executed in 1977, this work is from an edition of 18 plus 5 artist's proofs.


Lippincott, Inc., North Haven
Acquired by the present owner from the above in October 1977


Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Claes Oldenburg: An Exhibition of Recent Small Scale Fabricated Works and Drawings, 1977, no. 12 (edition number unknown)
Cincinnati, Carl Solway Gallery, Claes Oldenburg: A Complete Survey of Sculptures in Edition 1963 - 1990, 1990, no. 22 (edition number unknown)
Miami, The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami Pops! Pop Art from Miami Collections, 1996, p. 27, illustrated (edition no. 14/18)
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, An American Legacy, A Gift to New York, 2002, p. 81, illustrated (edition no. 18/18)
Nashville, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Real Illusions: Contemporary Art from Nashville Collections, February - June 2003, cat. no. 33, p. 46 (edition no. 17/18)


Contemporary Sculpture from the Martin Z. Marguiles Collection, Coconut Grove, 1986, p. 106, illustrated in color (edition no. AP 3/5)