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Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)
The Clarke Collection
Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)

You Know the Old Story

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Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)
You Know the Old Story
signed and dated 'Edward Ruscha 1975' (on the reverse)
gunpowder and pastel on paper
13 1/8 x 22 ¾ in. (33.3 x 56.6 cm.)
Executed in 1975.
Provenance
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles
Private collection, Vancouver
Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 27 February 1990, lot 163
Private collection, Geneva
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 15 May 2002, lot 104
Barbara and Peter Benedek, California
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco
Eykyn Maclean, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
L. Turvey, Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Works on Paper, Volume One: 1956-1976, New Haven, 2014, p. 404, no. D1975.55 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Cotton Puffs, Q-Tips©, Smoke and Mirrors: The Drawings of Ed Ruscha, June 2004-May 2005, n.p., pl. 120 (illustrated).

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