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Ed Ruscha

A Certain Trail

Irrevocable BidsGuaranteed Property

Estimate:

1,000,000

to
- 1,500,000 USD

Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha

A Certain Trail

A Certain Trail

Estimate:

1,000,000

to
- 1,500,000 USD

Lot sold:

1,169,500

USD

Ed Ruscha

b. 1937

A Certain Trail


signed and dated 1986 on the reverse

acrylic on canvas

59 by 145 1/2 in. 149.9 by 369.6 cm.

This work is in very good condition overall. Please contact ctpdaysale@sothebys.com for the professional report prepared by Modern Art Conservation. Unframed.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Please note this lot is subject to a guarantee and an irrevocable bid.

James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica

Collection of William C. Janss Jr., Los Angeles

James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Mark Levy, "Sophisticated Wordplay," Artweek, Vol. 17, No. 34, 18 October 1986, p. 5
Christopher Knight, "Collaboration Edward Ruscha," Parkett, No. 18, 1988, p. 65, illustrated
Bill Berkson, "Conversation with Ed Ruscha," Shift, Vol. 2, No. 4, 1988, p. 12, illustrated in color
Bonnie Clearwater, "Edward Ruscha: Quand les Mot Deviennent Formes," Art Press, June 1989, p. 24, illustrated in color
Arthur N. Applebee, Et Al., The Language of Literature, Boston 2001, p. S8, illustrated in color
Robert Dean and Erin Wright, Eds., Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Volume Three: 1983-1987, New York 2007, cat. no. P1986.13, pp. 194-195, illustrated in color
San Francisco, Fuller Goldeen Gallery, Edward Ruscha: Painting, 1986
Nagoya, Institute of Contemporary Arts; Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Ed Ruscha, October 1988 - 1989, p. 44, illustrated in color
Palm Springs Desert Museum; Boise Art Museum; Tuscon Museum of Art; Corning, Rockwell Museum, Transforming the Western Image in 20th Century American Art, February - December 1992, p. 95, illustrated in color