Larry Rivers (American, 1923–2002) poem by Kenneth Koch (American, 1925–2002) printed by Frank Akers (American, born 1936) and James V. Smith letterpress by Juda Rosenberg box assembled by H. Wayne Ely published by Universal Limited Art Editions (American, founded 1955)
Three-dimensional color lithograph on white wove paper, and letterpress and lithograph in gray on white laid Japanese paper, collaged inside linen-covered portfolio with color lithograph on cover
Inscribed, signed, and dated recto lower right below image, in graphite: “A.P. 3/6 Larry Rivers ’70-‘74”; blind stamp recto lower left corner of mat board, and lower right corner of wove papers: “ULAE”
520 × 677 × 64 mm (portrait, box); 443 × 505 mm (poem, sheet); 625 × 723 × 115 mm (portfolio, closed)
U.L.A.E. Collection acquired through a challenge grant of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dittmer; restricted gift of supporters of the Department of Prints and Drawings; Centennial Endowment; Margaret Fisher Endowment Fund
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Sparks 56 artist’s proof
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