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Sky Garden / Stoned Moon

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2015,7027.1

  • Title (object)

    • Sky Garden

    Title (series)

    • Stoned Moon
  • Description

    Semi-abstract composition of a montage of images around a diagram of a Saturn V rocket. 1969
    Colour lithograph and screenprint on special Arjomari paper

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1969
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 2140 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 965 millimetres
    • Height: 2255 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 1067 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed, numbered and dated: 'Rauschenberg 18/35 69' in pencil bottom centre.Blindstamp of Gemini GEL lower right.Verso: grey stamp 'GEMINI G.E.L./ Los Angeles, Calif.'; inscribed in pencil: 'RR 69-301'.
  • Curator's comments

    Printed from one stone in red and four aluminium plates in yellow, magenta, blue, vermilion, and one screenprint in white. 'Sky Garden' was printed by Kenneth Tyler and Charles Ritt at Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles in an edition of 35 plus 6 artist's proofs. There were in addition some 19 trial proofs, including variant colour trials.

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  • Bibliography

    • Foster 1970 74 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G30

  • Exhibition history

    2017 9 Mar-18 Jun, London, BM, G30, The American Dream

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2015

  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased from Sotheby's, London, 17 March 2015, lot 196 (through Lyndsey Ingram, Sims Reed). Funded by the Vollard Group. Credit line to read: 'Presented by the Vollard Group'.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    2015,7027.1

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