12 November 2003
Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)
South to Sunset
signed twice, titled and dated twice 'Ed Ruscha "SOUTH TO SUNSET" 1999' (on the overlap)
acrylic on canvas
16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.)
Painted in 1999.
Gallerie Klosterfeld, Berlin
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Ed Ruscha catalogue raisonné and is currently registered under archive number 1999.35.
In the printed catalogue, the painting is reproduced upside down.
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