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Inscription

in graphite, lower left: TRIAL PROOF; lower right: Jasper Johns '81 / [in another hand] colombe; lower left verso: 14 RUNS / PROOFING ORDER / A / FIRST / RUN / ALL PLATES / MARKED #1 / 1 ORANGE #1 / 2 PURPLE #1 / 3 GREEN #1 / 4 RED #1 / 5 BLUE #1 / 6 YELLOW #1 / B SECOND RUN - ALL PLATES MARKED # 2 / / 1 ORANGE #1 / 2 PURPLE #1 / 3 GREEN #1 / 4 RED #1 / 5 BLUE #1 / 6 YELLOW #1 / C WASH PLATE - / [star] ORIGINAL BASE = TRANSPARENT / + / BLACK / + / STONE PURPLE / + 5% / BLACK / D FLAT PLATE / [star] ORIGINAL BASE / + / 50% TRANSPARENT

Marks and Labels

blind stamp: © [chop of Gemini G.E.L.]; stamped in gray on verso: © Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles / STONY JOHNS INC.

Provenance

Acquired by NGA in 2010 directly from the artist.

Bibliography
1994
Field, Richard. The Prints of Jasper Johns 1960-1993. New York: Universal Limited Art Editions: 1994.