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PETER PALOMBI. Stockings Up for Christmas. C-print collage and airbrush. 850x400 mm; 33 1/2x15 3/4 inches, image. Signed and dated vertically along right margin. Matted. 1982. Accompanied by greeting card reproduction done in variant colors. 580x165 mm; 22 3/4x6 1/2 inches, image. Signed with presentation inscription. 4 horizontal folds, two thumbtack holes in upper corners. Published by Paper Moon Graphics, 1979.
Palombi is an Los Angeles-based artist active since the late 60s. He is responsible for iconic images in American film and music, including work for The Last Picture Show and American Graffiti. This is a unique piece numbered 1 of 1 that Palombi created using C-print image over an airbrush background, based on the original oil painting of a similar design (currently in a private collection), and the one reproduced on the Paper Moon Graphics holiday card.