#JasperJohns Numbers in Color, 1958–59. encaustic and newspaper on canvas. 66 1/2 x 49 1/2 inches. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery © 2013 Jasper Johns/Licensed by VAGA, NY. To create Numbers in Color, 1958-59, Jasper Johns painted the 0 through 9 numbers on the top row and down the left, repeating the sequence with a 0 in the second row, a 1 in the third and so forth. Although the 0-9 sequence is consistent, the way Jasper Johns painted each number varies.