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The Seasons

1989
Etching and aquatint, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 49 x 130 cm (19 1/4 x 51 1/8 in.)
S. 68.6 x 148.8 cm (27 x 58 5/8 in.)

Signed, dated and numbered 16/54 in pencil (there were also 12 artist's proofs), published by Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York (with their blindstamp), framed.

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 

sold for £23,750

Contact Specialist
Robert Kennan
Head of Sale
London
+44 207 318 4075

General Enquiries
+44 20 7318 4069

  • Literature

    Universal Limited Art Editions 244

  • Artist Bio

    Jasper Johns

    American • 1930

    Jasper Johns is a painter and printmaker who holds a foundational place in twentieth century art history. Quoting the evocative gestural brushstroke of the Abstract Expressionists, Johns represented common objects such as flags, targets, masks, maps and numbers: He sought to explore things "seen and not looked at, not examined" in pictorial form.  Drawing from common commercial and 'readymade' objects, such as newspaper clippings, Ballantine Ale and Savarin Coffee cans, Johns was a bridge to Pop, Dada and Conceptual art movements.



    Beyond the historical significance, each work by Johns is individually considered in sensuous form. A curiosity of medium led him to employ a range of materials from encaustic and commercial house paint to lithography, intaglio and lead relief.

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29

The Seasons

1989
Etching and aquatint, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 49 x 130 cm (19 1/4 x 51 1/8 in.)
S. 68.6 x 148.8 cm (27 x 58 5/8 in.)

Signed, dated and numbered 16/54 in pencil (there were also 12 artist's proofs), published by Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York (with their blindstamp), framed.

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 

sold for £23,750

Contact Specialist
Robert Kennan
Head of Sale
London
+44 207 318 4075

General Enquiries
+44 20 7318 4069

Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 19 January 2017