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Ed Ruscha

Energy Robbing Gears

Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha

Energy Robbing Gears

Energy Robbing Gears

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.

Colour:

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Condition:

This work is in very good condition. The sheet is hinged verso to the backing board in numerous places along the upper edge and undulates slightly.


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

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