About this artwork
Johns created this print as a model for the jacket intended for the catalogue of his 1977 retrospective exhibition. The original idea called for the central area of fingerprints to become the spine of the book, but to Johns’s dismay, the designer changed the format.
- Currently Off View
- Prints and Drawings
- Jasper Johns
- Color lithograph from 12 plates on white wove paper
- 632 × 940 mm (image); 699 × 1010 mm (sheet)
- U.L.A.E. Collection acquired through a challenge grant of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dittmer; purchased with funds provided by supporters of the Department of Prints and Drawings; Centennial Endowment; Margaret Fisher Endowment Fund