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Saul Steinberg, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Exhibition, Hand Signed & Inscribed to the first director of the Hirshhorn Museum

Saul Steinberg
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Saul Steinberg

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Exhibition, Hand Signed & Inscribed to the first director of the Hirshhorn Museum, Abram "Al" Lerner and his wife Pauline, 1978

Offset Lithograph. Hand Signed. Inscribed. Unframed.
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
 
The signed offset lithograph poster was created on the occasion of the Steinberg exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden at the Smithsonian Institution from October 4 - November 26, 1978. The work has historic and unique provenance: it is hand signed and dated with a warm, handwritten inscription by the artist to "Al and Pauline" -- (Abram, "Al" Lerner and his wife Pauline Hanenberg;on) lower recto (front). Abram Lerner was the very first director of the Hirshhorn Museum of Art, who was a longtime advisor to its founder Joseph Hirshhorn. Steinberg gifted this poster as a gesture of gratitude to the powerful curator and director who made the Steinberg show at the Hirshhorn happen. See below for this revealing obituary about the incredible of Al Lerner:
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2007-nov-07-me-passings7.s2-story.html
This is a one-of a kind collectors item with such cool provenance and a wonderful personal inscription.
 
 
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Saul Steinberg

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Exhibition, Hand Signed & Inscribed to the first director of the Hirshhorn Museum, Abram "Al" Lerner and his wife Pauline, 1978

Offset Lithograph. Hand Signed. Inscribed. Unframed.
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
 
The signed offset lithograph poster was created on the occasion of the Steinberg exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden at the Smithsonian Institution from October 4 - November 26, 1978. The work has historic and unique provenance: it is hand signed and dated with a warm, handwritten inscription by the artist to "Al and Pauline" -- (Abram, "Al" Lerner and his wife Pauline Hanenberg;on) lower recto (front). Abram Lerner was the very first director of the Hirshhorn Museum of Art, who was a longtime advisor to its founder Joseph Hirshhorn. Steinberg gifted this poster as a gesture of gratitude to the powerful curator and director who made the Steinberg show at the Hirshhorn happen. See below for this revealing obituary about the incredible of Al Lerner:
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2007-nov-07-me-passings7.s2-story.html
This is a one-of a kind collectors item with such cool provenance and a wonderful personal inscription.
 
 

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Weight: 1.00 LBS
Width: 24.00
Height: 36.00
Max Purchase Qty: 1 unit
Shipping: Calculated at Checkout