Sketch of a Three-Way Plug, 1965

  • Claes Oldenburg, American, 1929 - 2022

Crayon and oil wash

  • Framed: Sheet: 30 1/2 × 23 inches (77.5 × 58.4 cm)

Gift of Richard A. Manoogian



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Oil
  • Drawing
  • Power outlet
  • Wash (technique)

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, lower left: C.O. '65

Inscribed, lower right: Plug.


Richard A. Manoogian; 1994-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

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Claes Oldenburg, Sketch of a Three-Way Plug, 1965, crayon and oil wash. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Richard A. Manoogian, 1994.106.