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Berdie

Series/Portfolio:
Stones
Artist:
Larry Rivers (American, Bronx, New York 1923–2002 Southampton, New York)
Poet:
Frank O'Hara (American, 1926–1966)
Publisher:
Universal Limited Art Editions
Date:
1959
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Image: 17 7/8 × 14 1/8 in. (45.4 × 35.8 cm)
Sheet: 24 1/16 × 18 7/8 in. (61.1 × 48 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Tatyana & Maurice Grosman, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.577
Not on view
Tatyana Grosman founded Universal Limited Art Editions (ULAE) in West Islip, New York in 1957. She was interested in publishing special editions of poetry illustrated by painters. The first artist she called with Rivers, who opted to work with O'Hara. Their collaboration, 'Stones', would be the first project published by ULAE.

Portfolio 'B' from a lettered edition of five.

See also: 1974.604.1(1-15)
Signature: In graphite at lower right: 'O'Hara Rivers '59'

Inscription: In graphite in artist's hand at lower left: 'B5'

Marking: Printer's dry stamp at lower left corner: 'ULAE'
Mrs. Tatyana Grosman; Maurice Grosman; Frank O'Hara; Donor: Maurice Grosman (American)Donor: Mrs. Tatyana Grosman
Barbara Rose, Jacquelyn Days Serwer Larry Rivers Art and Artist. New York, 2002, p. 30.

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