in graphite, lower left: WORKING PROOF WITH PENCIL ADDITIONS ULAE 213; lower right; J Johns '81; in stone along bottom, left: J JASPER [in reverse]; center: CICADA; right: 1981 Johns [in reverse]; on verso: lower left: Use Arches 88 - Torn edges / Make sure that everything been / clean; lower right: 1 CS wash plate 1 / 1 Red / 1 Blue
Marks and Labels
blind stamp: © [chop of Gemini G.E.L.]; stamped in gray on verso: STONY JOHNS INC./ © Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles /
Acquired by NGA in 2008 directly from the artist.
- Field, Richard S. The Prints of Jasper Johns, 1960-1993: A Catalogue Raisonné. West Islip, New York: Universal Limited Art Editions, 1994, no. 213.