JASPER JOHNS | FALSE START I (ULAE 9)
120,000 - 180,000 USD
Property of THE STANDARD CLUB of Chicago
FALSE START I (ULAE 9)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1962, signed in red pencil and dated, inscribed in pencil 'I' and numbered 22/38 (total edition includes six artist's proofs), on Rives BFK wove paper, with the blindstamp of the printer and publisher, ULAE, West Islip, New York, framed
image: 460 by 349 mm 18⅛ by 13¾ in
sheet: 762 by 568 mm 30 by 22⅜ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition, the colors are bright and the red pencil signature is fresh. (Discoloration in the margins comprises traces of pale mat-stain and a few small inconspicuous fox marks. The verso with remnants of prior hinging at the upper sheet corners and associated light skinning.)
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