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Property from the Collection of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Seoul
Chrysler New York
signed and dated 1994 on the reverse
acrylic on canvas
64 by 64 in. 162.6 by 162.6 cm.
framed: 66⅛ by 66⅛ in. 168 by 168 cm.
This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of light handling and wear to the lower edges and an associated white accretion at the lower left corner. Under further close inspection there are two minor accretions, faint grey in color, one 10 inches left of the "III," the second at 3 inches to the diagonal right of the "VIII". Under ultraviolet light inspection the aforementioned accretions fluoresce lightly. Framed.
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.
Hal Foster, The First Pop Age: Painting and Subjectivity in the Art of Hamilton, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Richter, and Ruscha, Princeton 2012, p. 241, illustrated in color
Robert Dean and Lisa Turvey, Eds., Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Volume Fife: 1993-1997, New York 2007, no. P1994.08, pp. 98-99, illustrated in color