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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARY SCHILLER MYERS AND LOUIS S. MYERS

Claes Oldenburg
TYPEWRITER ERASER
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 386,500 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARY SCHILLER MYERS AND LOUIS S. MYERS

Claes Oldenburg
TYPEWRITER ERASER
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 386,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Claes Oldenburg
B.1929
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.
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Provenance

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

Exhibited

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)

Literature

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

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