Lot 9
  • 9

Edward Ruscha

300,000 - 400,000 USD
bidding is closed


  • Ed Ruscha
  • Shades of Meaning
  • signed and dated 1973 
  • gunpowder on paper
  • 11 1/2 by 29 1/8 in. 29.2 by 74 cm.


Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC #D-176)
Corcoran and Greenberg, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida
Private Collection, Florida
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above 


Miami, North Campus Art Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, L.A.: An Exhibition of 15 Artists from the Greater Los Angeles Area, March - April 1975
San Francisco, Modernism: Art of the 20th Century, Ed Ruscha: Early Drawings, October - December 1991


Ed Ruscha, They Called Her Styrene, London, 2000, n.p., illustrated in color
Lisa Turvey, ed., Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Works on Paper, Volume One: 1956-1976, New York, 2014, p. 338, cat. no. D1973.38, illustrated in color