Enrico Baj original etching for Paroles Peintes, 1965
Medium: original color etching with embossing. Executed in 1965 for the deluxe limited edition "Paroles Peintes II" portfolio, published in Paris by Lazar-Vernet. A magnificent, rich impression, one of 150 printed on Johannot wove paper. The full sheet measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches (375 x 285 mm). Not signed.
Enrico Baj original lithograph
Medium: original lithograph. Published in 1964 by Eberhard Kornfeld for 1 Cent Life, from the unsigned edition of 2000. Sheet size: 16 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches (408 x 290 mm). Image size: 8 x 11 inches. There is poetry text (composed by Walasse Ting) on the back side, and printed text beneath the lithographed image, as issued.
This original print is from the famous "1 Cent Life" book/portfolio, published in 1964 by E. W. Kornfeld, in a limited edition of 2000. The lithography was executed by Maurice Beaudet, of Paris. 1 Cent Life was a monumental undertaking-- a revolutionary Pop Art and poetry project organized by Walasse Ting and Sam Francis. Among the artists who contributed original lithographs to this project were Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein, Pierre Alechinsky, Asger Jorn, Mel Ramos, Jim Dine, Tom Wesselmann, Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg, Karel Appel, Antonio Saura, James Rosenquist, Alan Davie, Sam Francis, and Walasse Ting.