1928 - 1987
TOMATO SOUP (F. & S. II.46)
Screenprint in colors, 1968, signed in ball-point pen on the verso and stamp-numbered 238/250 (total edition includes 26 artist's proofs lettered A-Z), from Campbell's Soup I, on wove paper, printed by Salvatore Silkscreen Co., Inc., published by Factory Additions, New York, framed
sheet: 890 by 586 mm 35 by 23 in
The print is in good condition overall except that the red is very slightly attenuated. A few small handling creases and a crease in lower right margin. An occasional scuff or spot of rubbing throughout and a few inconspicuous hairline cracks to red ink at top. (Some dents along the bottom extreme sheet edge and three tiny nicks at top left extreme sheet edge. Verso with very pale discoloration, remains from prior hinging and a spot of skinning at lower left corner.)
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