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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1994.35
People
Chuck Close, American (Monroe, Washington 1940 - 2021 Oceanside, New York)
Title
Mark/Maquette I
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1977
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/310060
Physical Descriptions
Medium
C-print (magenta color separation) mounted on foam-core with ball-point ink notations, black ink grid, and acrylic airbrush marks
Technique
Chromogenic print
Dimensions
actual: 51 x 40.3 cm (20 1/16 x 15 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Inscribed on mount: Magenta. Verso of mount, blue paint(?) and graphite: drawing of Mickey Mouse, with inscription: Walt Disney
Provenance
Chuck Close. Private Collector; to [G. W. Einstein Company, Inc., New York, New York], sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1994.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund
Copyright
© Chuck Close
Accession Year
1994
Object Number
1994.35
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Chuck Close: Recent Work, auct. cat. (New York, NY, 1979), n.p. (see section on "Mark"), repr.

Lisa Lyons and Martin Friedman, Close Portraits, exh. cat., Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN, 1980), pp. 70-71, repr.

Christopher Finch, Chuck Close: Work, Prestel (Munich and New York, 2007), p. 86, ill. (studio view)

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