Property of a Private American Collector
1923 - 1997
THE OVAL OFFICE (C. 277)
Screenprint in colors, 1992, signed in pencil, dated and numbered 137/175 (total edition includes 25 artist's proofs), on Rives roll paper, with the blindstamp of the printer, Brand X Editions, co-published by the artist and Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Inc., New York, and with the artist's inkstamp on the verso, framed
image: 754 by 997 mm 29¾ by 39¼ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from a thin band of hinging tape along the sheet edges on the verso (pressing very slightly through), a 1 inch diagonal cut in the lower sheet edge, a minuscule spot of skinning in the lower right corner and an occasional slight crease or spot of pale surface soiling in the margins. (A few faint scuffs in the blue.) Some rust flecks and pale spots of surface soiling on the verso.
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