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Sol LeWitt Prints Catalogue Raisonné
Five Geometric Figures in Five Colors
Catalogue Raisonné #:
1986.06
Title:
Five Geometric Figures in Five Colors
Medium:
Set of five silkscreens, each unique in its combination
Date:
1986
Image Size:
10 × 10 inches (25.4 × 25.4 cm)
Paper Size:
10 × 10 inches (25.4 × 25.4 cm)
Type of Paper:
Hollands Register, 200 Gram
Edition Size:
See Additional Info (below)
Signature:
Somer are signed and numbered lower right
Publisher:
Bebert (Pablo & Pandora van Dyck, Rotterdam
Printer:
Ger Stahlhofer of Suzo, Rotterdam
Additional Info:

Previously catalogued as S-56

There were 32 "sets" made that each had 25 prints.  Within each one of those sets of 25, all five colors were used and all five shapes were used, per the title of the piece.  All 32 "sets" were the same, as each set of 25 had all five shapes in all five colours (25 combinations).  However, those "sets" of 25 were not meant to be kept together, but were broken up by the artist and publisher to be almost all unique groups of five, making 160 sets of five, in total.

150 sets were multi colored.  These sets are all unique in their combination (with some sets of 5 having more than one shape in the same color).  None of these were numbered as they are all unique.

10 sets (2 in each color) were monochromatic (every shape within a set being the same color), and each of those sets was numbered from an edition of 2 (in that color).

There are two known trial proofs of this on slightly larger paper, one of these trial proofs is in yellow ink.  Both are signed "S. LeWitt, 1971 Trial Proof" on the verso, lower left.