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Ed Ruscha

Energy Robbing Gears

Lot Closed

April 28, 12:29 PM GMT


120,000 - 180,000 GBP

Lot Details


Ed Ruscha

b. 1937

Energy Robbing Gears

signed and dated 1974 on the reverse

gunpowder and pastel on paper

18.7 by 73 cm. 7⅜ by 28¾ in.

framed: 20.1 by 74.4 cm. 7⅞ by 29¼ in.

Livet Reichard Company, New York

Private Collection, New York

Private Collection, New York (by descent from the above)

Sotheby's, London, 16 October 2015, Lot 150

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

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: Vol. 1: 1956-1976, New York 2014, p. 378, cat. no. D1974.37, illustrated in color