ED RUSCHA | BOOKS
each: signed, dated 2001 and numbered 5/20 on the reverse
portfolio of four silver gelatin prints and one cibachrome print
silver gelatin prints: 35.5 by 27.8 cm. 14 by 10⅞ in.
cibachrome print: 30.3 by 50.5 cm. 12 by 20 in.
each frame: 56.5 by 49 cm. 22¼ by 19⅜ in.
Executed in 2001, this work is number 5 from an edition of 20.
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This work is in very good condition. Extremely close inspection reveals minute dogears to a few of the extreme corner tips and a few small creases to the extreme edges. The gelatin silver prints undulate slightly.
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Patrick Painter Editions, Hong Kong
Acquired from the above by the present owner