Description

    EDWARD RUSCHA (American, b. 1937)
    Mocha Standard, 1969
    Screenprint in colors on paper
    19-1/2 x 36-3/4 inches (49.5 x 93.3 cm)
    Ed. 53/100
    Signed and dated in graphite lower left: E. Ruscha 1969

    PROVENANCE:
    Collection of Michael Salisbury Venice, California, purchased directly from the artist in 1969.

    LITERATURE:
    Engberg, Siri, Edward Ruscha: editions, 1959-1999: Catalogue Raisonné / [catalogue and] essays by Siri Engberg and Clive Phillpot., Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1999, no. 30.


    Condition Report*:

    The piece is cornered onto board; verso there is water damage along the extreme right edge and possible lower extreme edge visible recto but not effecting image; pencil notation x in lower right corner; recto approximately 1/4 inch circular surface abrasions in large white region of gas station in lower right quadrant with faint surface smudging in that region as well; very pale mat staining; and occasional scuffs and scratches throughout with associated discoloration. It's full sheet measurement is 25-3/4 x 38-3/4 in.  

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    October, 2009
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