14 November 2002
Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)
signed and dated 'ED RUSCHA 1963' (on the reverse of the frame)
gouache on board in artist's frame
painting: 8½ x 8 in. (21.6 x 20.3 cm.)
frame: 12 7/8 x 10½ in. (32.8 x 26.7 cm.)
Painted in 1963.
Ferus Gallery, Los Angeles
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1963
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Ed Ruscha catalogue raisonné, volume I, being prepared by Pat Poncy as archive number P1963.25.
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