12 November 2003
Ed Ruscha (b. 1937)
signed and dated 'Edward Ruscha 1974' (on the reverse)
gunpowder and pastel on paper
22¾ x 28¾ in. (57.8 x 73.1 cm.)
Painted in 1974.
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné: Edward Ruscha Works on Paper 1958-2004, edited by Rainer Crone and Petrus Graf Schaesberg.
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