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Pierre Alechinsky original lithograph
Pierre Alechinsky original lithograph


Item Code: 124

Medium: original lithograph (in two sections). Published in 1964 by Eberhard Kornfeld for 1 Cent Life, from the unsigned edition of 2000. Sheet size 16 1/4 x 22 3/4 inches (408 x 580 mm). There is poetry text (composed by Walasse Ting) on verso, as issued. Please note: this work was printed on two separate sheets which the collector will join together before framing. The inside edges have been trimmed slightly by necessity (in order to separate an adjoining unrelated litho)-- that is the nature of this format. Not signed.

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.