Recto lower left in graphite pencil: artist's proof Recto lower right in graphite pencil: 1966-69 Verso upper right--label attached with two strips of masking tape, text written in pen and black ink: "THREE HEADS - BLUE" / 1966-69 / MIXED MEDIA [crossed out] / 22 x 30" / $1 600.00 [crossed out] / LITHO + ACRILIC / $250.00 [crossed out] in another hand in gaphite pencil: 2228c
Recto lower right in graphite pencil: Lester Johnson
Verso upper left stamped in red ink-- the artist's stamp refering to the studio fire, March 1967. A double oval with "FIRE / L. J. / 3/67"
The artist directly to Albert Merola Gallery (Universal Fine Objects), Provincetown, MA; purchased by MFA, September 2001.
Lee M. Friedman Fund
Reproduced with permission. Courtesy, Albert Merola Gallery.
- Artist Lester Johnson, American, 1919–2010
Sheet: 56.5 x 76.2 cm (22.25 x 30 in.); Platemark: 45 x 60.3 cm (17 11/16 x 23 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Lithograph, printed in black over blue ink, on Rives wove paper prepared with transparent blue acrylic wash, unique variant