Lot 55
  • 55

Ed Ruscha

800,000 - 1,200,000 USD
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  • Ed Ruscha
  • Amphetamines, Marble
  • signed and dated 1969 on the reverse; signed, titled and dated 1969 on the stretcher
  • oil on canvas
  • 20 x 24 in. 50.8 x 61 cm.


Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC# 57)
John Bentley, London
Sotheby's, New York, October 7, 1987, Lot 112
Fabian Carlsson, Stockholm
Karen Amiel Modern and Contemporary Art, New York
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York (acquired in 1988)
Marc Richards, Los Angeles
Aldis Browne Fine Arts, Los Angeles
Seibu Department Store, Tokyo
Zwirner & Wirth, New York
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, New York
Johannes Huth, London
Christie's, London, Double Vision, October 14, 2007, Lot 18
Private Collection (acquired from the above)


Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Ed Ruscha, June - September 2009
London, Hayward Gallery; Munich, Haus de Kunst; Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Ed Ruscha: Fifty Years of Painting, October 2009 - September 2010, p. 105, illustrated in color
Abu Dhabi, Arts Abu Dhabi Gallery; Saadiyat Island, Manarat Al Saadiyat, RSTW: from the Private Collection of Larry Gagosian, September 2010 - January 2011, illustrated in color


Robert Dean with Erin Wright, Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings Volume One: 1958 – 1970, New York, 2003, cat. no. P1969.11, p. 319, illustrated in color