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    Sale 1904

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 198

    Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)

    Damn Mad Open Book

    Price Realised  


    Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)
    Damn Mad Open Book
    signed twice and dated twice 'Ed Ruscha 2003' (on the reverse and on the backing board)
    acrylic on raw linen
    18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm.)
    Painted in 2003.

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    This work will be included in a forthcoming Edward Ruscha Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, edited by Robert Dean.


    Gagosian Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

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    Pre-Lot Text



    "Artist's Porject," Point d'ironie (agnès b.), June 2005, no. 37.