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Lennon, John
(British, 1940-1980)
The Hug

Description: One limited edition print, aquatint on arches aquarelle paper, depicting a minimal and playful portrait of the artist, John Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono, embraced in a hug; housed in a matted, simple black frame under glass
Medium: Aquatint on arches aquarelle paper
23 in. x 15 1/2 in., unframed; 25 in. x 17 1/2 in., framed
Circa: Late 20th Century
Signature/Markings: Signed and numbered "75/300" in the lower left quadrant
; stamped in the lower right quadrant
Additional Information: In 1986, Yoko Ono Lennon felt that it was important to release a selected group of John's artwork as numbered limited edition prints to re-establish his importance in the art world. This print was signed by Yoko Ono Lennon and released in a limited number by the Lennon Estate. Each print was only offered in an edition of 300, with 25 artist's proofs. This print is signed and numbered in pencil in the lower left quadrant, 75/300, Yoko Ono Lennon. There is an embossed signature in the lower right corner and also John's red chop mark that translates into "like a cloud, beautiful sound."

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