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text on plate: Opening May 1968 / National Collection of Fine Arts / Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. / Scissors Obelisk Monument by Claes Oldenburg / © 1968 H K L Ltd.

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National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1968; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1997
Axsom, Richard H., and David Platzker. Printed Stuff: Prints, Posters, and Ephemera by Claes Oldenburg: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1958-1996. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1997, p. 117, no. 49.1.