Catalogue entry

P77165 Ventriloquist 1986

Colour lithograph 925 × 616 (36 3/8 × 24 1/4) on handmade HMP paper 1061 × 745 (41 3/4 × 29 1/4); printed by Keith Brintzenhofe and Bill Goldston at Universal Limited Art Editions, New York and published by Universal Limited Art Editions, New York in an edition of 69 plus 15 artist's proofs and one printer's proof
Inscribed ‘J Johns 1986’ below image b.r. and ‘59/69’ below image b.l.; publisher's stamp ‘ULAE’ below image b.l.
Purchased from Universal Limited Art Editions, New York (Grant-in-Aid) 1986
Lit: James Cuno, ‘Voices and Mirrors/Echoes and Allusions’ in Foirades/Fizzles: Echo and Allusion in the Art of Jasper Johns, exh. cat., Wight Art Gallery, Los Angeles 1987, p.228, repr. (another impression); ‘Prints & Photographs Published’, Print Collector's Newsletter, vol.17, Sept.–Oct. 1987, pp.141–2, repr. p.140 (another impression); Tate Report 1986 – 8, 1988, p.92, repr. (col.); Riva Castleman, ‘Jasper Johns’ in Seven Master Printmakers: Innovations in the Eighties, exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, New York 1991, p.85, repr. p.39 (col., another impression); Richard S. Field, The Prints of Jasper Johns 1960–1993: A Catalogue Raisonné, New York 1994, [p.15], repr. no.235 (another impression). Also repr: Jasper Johns: Prints from the Collection of Leo Castelli, exh. cat., Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels 1991, p.161 (col., another impression); Michael Crichton, Jasper Johns, 1994 (revised ed.), pl.219 (col., another impression)

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Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996