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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED WEST COAST COLLECTION

Ed Ruscha
PAPERS
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 756,500 USD
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114

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED WEST COAST COLLECTION

Ed Ruscha
PAPERS
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 756,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Ed Ruscha
B. 1937
PAPERS
signed and dated 1972
gunpowder on paper
23 by 29 in. 58.4 by 73.7 cm.
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Provenance

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Private Collection, Montreal
Lewis Kaplan, London
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles
Robert A. Rowan, Pasadena (acquired from the above in 1987)
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Ed Ruscha: Drawings, February 1973
Los Angeles, Margo Leavin Gallery, Drawings, April - May 1974

Literature

Lisa Turvey, Ed., Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Works on PaperVolume One: 1956-1976, New York 2014, cat. no. D1972.42, p. 319, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"I found out that it is important for objects to be their actual size in my paintings. If I do a painting of a pencil or magazine or fly or pills, I feel some sort of responsibility to paint them natural size—I get out the ruler." Ed Ruscha 

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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