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Ed Ruscha

Golden Words

Auction Closed

May 19, 10:59 PM GMT


600,000 - 800,000 USD

Lot Details


Ed Ruscha

b. 1937

Golden Words

signed and dated 1985 (lower right)

acrylic on paper

40¼ by 60 in.

102.2 by 152.4 cm.

Executed in 1985.

Livet Reichard Company, New York
Eugene Binder Gallery, Dallas
Frito-Lay Corporation, Plano
Heritage Auctions, Dallas, 9 June 2010, lot 72094
Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Exh. Cat., Lake Worth, Lannan Museum, Edward Ruscha: Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go, 1988, no. 58, illustrated in color
Ed Ruscha, They Called Her Styrene, London, 2000, n.p., illustrated in color
A.S. Byatt, "Ed Ruscha", Writers on Artists, New York, 2001, p. 305, illustrated in color
Lisa Turvey, ed., Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Works on PaperVolume Two: 1977-1997, New York, 2014, no. D.1985.43, p. 219, illustrated in color 
Münster, Westfälischer Kunstverein, 4 x 6 Zeichnugen von Edward Ruscha, June - August 1986, n.p., illustrated in color