Description

    Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925-2008)
    Noname (Elephant), from the portfolio For Meyer Shapiro, 1973
    Solvent transfer, embossing, pochoir, and tape
    28 x 20 inches (71.1 x 50.8 cm)
    Ed. 1/1 (aside from an edition of 100)
    Signed, dated, numbered, and annotated 'Change Inc.' in pencil lower right, with the blindstamp of the printer lower left
    Dated in pencil with the printer's copyright stamp on the reverse
    Published by The Committee to Endow a Chair in Honor of Meyer Schapiro at Columbia University
    Printed by Untitled Press, Inc., Captiva, Florida

    EXHIBITED:
    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut, "Prints from the Untitled Press," October 27-November 18, 1973 (label verso).

    NOTE:
    In September 1970, Rauschenberg established the nonprofit organization Change, Inc., which provided small sums of money to artists for non-art emergency expenses, such as rent and medical costs. The organization was supported by contributions of art for benefit auctions. From then on, Rauschenberg donated the proceeds from the sale of one print in each new edition, such as this particular one, to Change Inc.


    Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000.

    Condition Report*:

    This work appears to be in very good condition; the paper is hinged to mount at top corners verso; matted and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 34.25 X 26.5 Inches

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    14th Saturday
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