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Ed Ruscha
B. 1937
CHERISH
signed and dated 1966
graphite on paper
9 7/8 by 8 in. 25.1 by 20.3 cm.
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Provenance

Gagosian Gallery, London
Acquired from the above by Marc Jacobs in October 2006

Exhibited

New York, Gagosian Gallery, Ed Ruscha: Drawings, May - June 2006

Literature

Lisa Turvey, Ed., Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Works on PaperVolume One: 1956-1976, New York 2014, cat. no. D1977.20, p. 172, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"That these drawings feel personal is due not only to their small size, but also to their depiction of handwriting, that inimitable trace of a person, one through which he or she might be identified."

Lisa Turvey, "Whistling at the Symphony" in Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonné of the Works on Paper, Volume One: 1956-1976, New York 2014, p. 22

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