P07397 WHITE TARGET 1967–8
Inscribed ‘J Johns 68’ bottom right and ‘2/4 TRIAL PROOF (MOUNTED ON INGRES)’
Lithograph, printed and published by Universal Limited Art Editions, New York, 13 1/2×13 1/2 (34.2×34.2)
Purchased from Universal Limited Art Editions (Grant-in-Aid) 1980
Lit: Richard S. Field Jasper Johns Prints 1960– 70 Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1970, n.p.
One of several alternative trial proofs for ‘White Target’ (op.cit., no.91), which was printed from the same six stones as a black print (op.cit., no.63) and a colour print (op.cit., no.69) with a seventh added to outline the image. Printed on black Japan paper laid down on blue-grey Ingres paper. In this respect this proof differs from the edition of 34.
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984