14 November 2007,
Price realised USD 601,000
USD 170,000 - USD 220,000
Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)
Remember and Forget (Standing Screen)
signed and numbered 'Ed Ruscha 7/12' (on a plaque)
lacquer on five wood panels with metal hardware
each: 78 5/8 x 30 in. (199.7 x 76.2 cm.) overall: 78 5/8 x 150 in. (199.7 x 381 cm.)
Executed in 1986. This work is number seven from an initially proposed edition of twelve with two artist's proofs. The artist has closed the edition at seven works plus two artist's proofs.
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Acquired from the artist by the present owner
Please note this work is accompanied with a placque signed and numbered 'Ed Ruscha 7/12'
S. Engberg, Edward Ruscha: Editions 1959-1999, Minneapolis, 1999, no. M57.
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