Of the announced edition of 9 unbound and 12 bound, only 9 unbound examples were realized.
There are varying hand additions across the edition of illustrated books. Impression number 5/9 was also available for examination by MoMA cataloguers, but was not available for reproduction. In that example, plate 7 (left) has black crayon additions, and plate 8 (right) has blue watercolor wash additions, red crayon, and white gouache additions.
There are 3 known examples of this plate outside the illustrated book edition. One example is a diptych; two examples are triptychs. All are seen in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.
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The text in "Hang On" is from notebooks and loose sheets written in the 1960s, combined with spontaneous phrases written at the time of publication.
The hand additions, paper type, and impression number could not be fully documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person.
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