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Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)
Property from the Collection of Melva Bucksbaum
Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)

Gasoline Stations

Details
Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)
Gasoline Stations
numbered '3/25' (on the reverse of each element)
gelatin silver print flush-mounted to paperboard, in ten parts
each image: dimensions vary
each mount: 19 ½ x 23 in. (49.5 x 58.4 cm.)
(10)Conceived in 1962 and printed in 1989. This work is number three from an edition of twenty-five plus eight artist's proofs and one trial proof.
Provenance
Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
K. Frazzini, P. Johnson and K. McLean, eds., Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959-1999, Catalogue Raisonné, Vol. 1 and 2, Minneapolis, 1999, pp. 53-55 and 108, nos. 187-196 (another example illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Yancey Richardson Gallery, Baltz, Becher, Ruscha, April-June 2011.

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Lot Essay

The present work, Gasoline Stations, is comprised of the following prints, in order of appearance: Texaco, Jackrabbit, Arizona; Shell, Daggett, California; Phillips 66, Flagstaff, Arizona; Fina, Groom, Texas; Flying A, Kingman, Arizona; Dixie, Lupton, Arizona; Self Service, Milan, New Mexico; Standard, Amarillo, Texas; Union, Needles, California, and Knox Less, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. These titles are stamped on the reverse of each corresponding element.

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