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Jasper Johns

Scent, 1976

Lithograph, linocut, and woodcut in colors on Twinrocker paper
31 1/4 × 46 7/8 in
79.4 × 119.1 cm
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ROSAMOND BERNIER
Signed and dated '75-76' in pencil, numbered …

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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ROSAMOND BERNIER
Signed and dated '75-76' in pencil, numbered 'AP 6/7' (the edition was 42), published ULAE, West Islip, New York, with full margins, the colors attenuated (as is common), otherwise in good condition, framed
Image: 25 x 42 ¾ in. (635 x 1085)
Sheet: 31 ¼ x 46 7/8 …

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Jasper Johns
American, b. 1930
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Jasper Johns's ongoing stylistic and technical experimentation place him at the forefront of American art. His richly textured paintings of maps, flags, numbers, and targets laid the groundwork for Pop art, Minimalism, and Conceptual art. In New York in the 1950s, Johns was part of a community of artists, including Robert Rauschenberg, seeking an alternative to the emotional nature of Abstract Expressionism. Influenced by Marcel Duchamp, Johns's early work paired the concerns of craft with familiar concrete imagery. His interest in process also led to innovations in lithography, screen-printing, etching and woodblock, using such materials as pencil, pen, brush, crayon, wax, and plaster to constantly challenge the technical possibilities of printmaking.

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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ROSAMOND BERNIER
Signed and dated '75-76' in pencil, numbered …

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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ROSAMOND BERNIER
Signed and dated '75-76' in pencil, numbered 'AP 6/7' (the edition was 42), published ULAE, West Islip, New York, with full margins, the colors attenuated (as is common), otherwise in good condition, framed
Image: 25 x 42 ¾ in. (635 x 1085)
Sheet: 31 ¼ x 46 7/8 …

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Jasper Johns
American, b. 1930
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Jasper Johns's ongoing stylistic and technical experimentation place him at the forefront of American art. His richly textured paintings of maps, flags, numbers, and targets laid the groundwork for Pop art, Minimalism, and Conceptual art. In New York in the 1950s, Johns was part of a community of artists, including Robert Rauschenberg, seeking an alternative to the emotional nature of Abstract Expressionism. Influenced by Marcel Duchamp, Johns's early work paired the concerns of craft with familiar concrete imagery. His interest in process also led to innovations in lithography, screen-printing, etching and woodblock, using such materials as pencil, pen, brush, crayon, wax, and plaster to constantly challenge the technical possibilities of printmaking.

Jasper Johns

Scent, 1976

Lithograph, linocut, and woodcut in colors on Twinrocker paper
31 1/4 × 46 7/8 in
79.4 × 119.1 cm
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