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Ed Ruscha (American, b. 1937) Sin

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Ed Ruscha (American, b. 1937)

Sin, 1970, edition of 150 plus proofs, published and printed by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles (Engberg & Phillpot, 41). Numbered, signed, and dated "47/150 E. Ruscha 1970" in pencil l.l., identified on a label from Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, affixed to the backing. Color screenprint on Louvain Opaque Cover paper, image size 13 x 21 3/4 in. (32.9 x 55.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

N.B. At this point in his career Ruscha consciously included objects that were actual size in his works. The olive is one of these elements.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Out of the frame the sheet measures 19 1/16 x 26 5/8 inches. There is staining to the left edge (but on the verso) and pencil annotations to verso.


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Keywords

Los Angeles, American art, Artists, Cirrus Gallery, Edward Ruscha, Visual arts

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