Of all of Harold Town's (1924-1990) "Superstar" prints, his double portrait of John Lennon and Yoko Ono is arguably the most iconic and charming. 

1969, the year this lithograph was created, was a significant year for the couple. They not only married in the spring, but recorded the first Plastic Ono Band's album "Live Peace in Toronto 1969" during a local music festival. 

There were more legendary activities in Canada that year including their "Bed-In" in Montreal where they stayed for seven days holed up at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel. The protest/spectacle/holiday culminated in the recording of their legendary "Give Peace a Chance" anthem. 

And in December they continued their peace messaging with sponsoring billboards around the world that read "WAR IS OVER! If You Want It - Happy Christmas From John and Yoko"

Harold Town wisely captured these cultural icons in their prime.

Printmaking is an essential element of Harold Town's reputation. In the late 1950's Town established his name with a series of unique prints ("Single Autographic Prints") that included elements of collage. Throughout his lengthy career he completed significant and memorable bodies of work as a print maker.

His portraits of this famous couple are paradigms from his exceptional career.  

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Signed, dated and numbered by the artist.

From an edition of 180


Canada, 1969

20"H 14"W (each)

Excellent condition

Note: sold as a set



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