Wrapped Venus (Villa Borghese, Rom). 1974.
Lithograph over offset lithograph.
Schellmann/Benecke 74. Signed and numbered. From an edition of 200 copies. On wove paper, partly laminated with thin drawing paper. 50.8 x 37 cm (20 x 14.5 in). Sheet: 61,2 x 46 cm ( x 18,1 in).
Printed by Landfall Press Inc., Chicago (with two blindstamps as well as with the copyright stamp on verso and with hand-written number).
Sheet 5 from the portfolio "Graphikmappe des Schweizerischen Kunstvereins", 1975. [CB].
"The wrapping of Venus happened without an official permit in the park of Villa Borghese [in Rome] in December 1963, it lasted four months. Nobody took notice; people thought the park's administration had wrapped it for reasons of conservation." (Schellmann/Benecke, S. 94).
In good condition.
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