Thirtyfive Works by Ed Ruscha

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 27.09.2019

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Ed Ruscha I Was Gasping for Contact signed and dated 'Edward Ruscha 1976' (on the reverse) pastel on paper 22 ¾ x 28 ¾ in. (57.8 x 73 cm.) Executed in 1976. Provenance Betty Freeman, Los Angeles David Lachenmann, Zürich James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles Acquired from the above by the present

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Hollywood screenprint in colors, on laid paper, 1968, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 57/100 (there were also two artist's proofs), published by the artist Image: 12 ½ x 40 ¾ in. (32 x 104 cm.) Sheet: 17 3/8 x 44 3/8 in. (44 x 113 cm.) Provenance Craig F. Starr Gallery, New York

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Wavy Robot signed and dated 'Edward Ruscha 1975' (on the reverse) gunpowder on paper 21 ¾ x 28 ¾ in. (55.2 x 73 cm.) Executed in 1975. Provenance Dennis Kinnaird, Beverly Hills James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York Acquired from the above by the present

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Eye lithograph in blue, on Arches paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 5/20 (there were also three artist's proofs), published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp Sheet: 17 x 24 in. (43 x 61 cm.) Provenance Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Mint lithograph in colors, on J. Green paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 8/20 (there were also three artist's proofs), published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp Sheet: 17 x 24 in. (43 x 61 cm.) Provenance Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Rodeo lithograph in brown and black, on Arches paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 5/20 (there were also three artist's proofs), published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp Sheet: 17 x 24 in. (43 x 61 cm.) Provenance Brooke Alexander, Inc

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha A Person Who Is Very Nice signed and dated 'Ed Ruscha 1988' (lower right) acrylic on paper 40 1/8 x 60 1/8 in. (101.9 x 152.7 cm.) Executed in 1988. Provenance James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles Private collection, Mexico City Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 10 November 2005, lot 205

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha 3 Forks signed, inscribed and dated 'E. Ruscha 1967 gp' (lower left) gunpowder on paper 14 ¼ x 22 ¾ in. (36.2 x 57.8 cm.) Executed in 1967. Provenance Alexander Iolas Gallery, New York Private collection Anon. sale; Sotheby Parke Bernet, 20 October 1978, lot 142 Private collection Manny

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Palm signed and dated 'E. Ruscha 1970' (lower left) gunpowder and pastel on paper 11 5/8 x 29 in. (29.5 x 73.7 cm.) Executed in 1970. Provenance Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London Private collection Sprüth Magers Lee, London Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago Acquired from the above by the present

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$400,000 - US$600,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Evil screenprint in colors, on wood-grain veneer paper, 1973, signed and dated in pencil and numbered 17/30 on the reverse (there were also four artist's proofs), published by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp Sheet: 19 ¾ x 29 5/8 in. (50 x 75 cm.) Provenance Anon. sale

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$25,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Sin lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 7/20 (there were also three artist's proofs), published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp Image: 7 ¼ x 9 ¼ in. (18 x 24 cm.) Sheet: 14 x 15 3/8 in. (36 x 39 cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Sin screenprint in colors, on Louvain Opaque Cover paper, 1970, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 92/100 (Engberg calls for an edition of 150, there were also five artist's proofs), published by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp Image: 13 x 21 5/8 in. (33 x 55 cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Double Standard screenprint in colors, on wove paper, 1969, signed by the artist in collaboration with Mason Williams in pencil, numbered 38/40 (there was also one artist's proof), published by the artist, Los Angeles, California Image: 19 ½ x 36 7/8 in. (50 x 94 cm.) Sheet: 25 ¾ x 40 in

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Standard Station screenprint in colors, on commercial buff paper, 1966, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 41/50 (there were also two artist's proofs), published by Audrey Sabol, Villanova, Pennsylvania Image: 19 ½ x 36 ¾ in. (50 x 93 cm.) Sheet: 25 5/8 x 39 7/8 in. (65 x 101 cm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Mocha Standard screenprint in colors, on laid paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 97/100 (there were also three artist's proofs), published by the artist Image: 19 ½ x 37 in. (50 x 94 cm.) Sheet: 25 5/8 x 40 in. (65 x 102 cm.) Provenance Private collection, Dallas Anon. sale

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Cheese Mold Standard with Olive screenprint in colors, on laid paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 9/150 (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by the artist Image: 19 ½ x 36 7/8 in. (50 x 94 cm.) Sheet: 25 5/8 x 39 7/8 in. (65 x 101 cm.) Provenance Margo Leavin

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha Year After Year signed and dated 'E. Ruscha 1973' (lower left) pastel on paper 22 ½ x 28 ½ in. (57.2 x 72.4 cm.) Executed in 1973. Provenance Leo Castelli Gallery, New York Mrs. Herbert Lee, Boston Augusta Hornblower, Watertown, Massachusetts Leo Castelli Gallery, New York Acquired from

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$350,000 - US$550,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Water Soluble Dreams signed and dated 'Ed Ruscha 1984' (lower right) dry pigment on paper 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm.) Executed in 1984. Provenance James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2006

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Carp lithograph in green, on Arches paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 16/20 (there were also three artist's proofs), published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp Sheet: 17 x 24 in. (43 x 61 cm.) Provenance Craig F. Starr Gallery, New York

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Carp with Fly lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 7/20 (there were also three artist's proofs), published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp Sheet: 17 x 24 in. (43 x 61 cm.) Provenance Brooke Alexander, Inc

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Electrical signed with the artist's initials and dated 'E.R. 1972' (lower left) gunpowder on paper 11 ½ x 29 in. (29.2 x 73.7 cm.) Executed in 1972. Provenance Leo Castelli Gallery, New York Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$350,000 - US$550,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha Kidney Beans on Galvanized Steel signed and dated 'Edward Ruscha 1974' (on the reverse) gunpowder and pastel on paper 14 x 22 5/8 in. (35.6 x 57.5 cm.) Executed in 1974. Provenance Robert Harshorn Shimshak, Berkeley Wolff Gallery, New York Karsten Schubert, London Hirschl & Adler Modern

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha Hey lithograph in colors, on calendered Rives BFK paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, annotated 'Artist's Proof' (the edition was 20), published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp Image: 8 x 10 in. (20 x 25 cm.) Sheet: 11 ¾ x 13 ½ in. (30 x 34 cm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha Lisp lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, 1970, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 51/90 (there were also 22 artist's proofs), co-published by Cirrus Editions and Brooke Alexander Inc., Los Angeles and New York, with the Cirrus ink stamp on the reverse Sheet: 20 x 28 in. (51 x 71 cm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha Adios lithograph in colors, on Rives BFK paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 14/20 (there were also three artist's proofs), published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, with their ink stamp on the reverse Sheet: 9 ¼ x 22 in. (24 x 56 cm.) Provenance Brooke

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha City lithograph in gray and white, on Rives BFK paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 7/20 (there were also three artist's proofs), published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, with their ink stamp on the reverse Sheet: 17 x 24 in. (43 x 61 cm.) Provenance Anon

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Air lithograph in green and gray, on Copperplate Deluxe paper, 1969, signed and dated in pencil, annotated 'Trial Proof' (the edition was twenty), published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp Sheet: 17 x 24 in. (43 x 61 cm.) Provenance Brooke Alexander

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha OK signed and dated 'Ed Ruscha 1990' (lower right) acrylic on paper 20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm.) Executed in 1990. Provenance Gagosian Gallery, New York Private collection, Miami Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 15 May 2002, lot 182 Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha

Ed Ruscha Stunt People signed and dated 'Edward Ruscha 1998' (lower right) acrylic and ink on paper 20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm.) Executed in 1998. Provenance Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London Sprüth Magers Lee, London Private collection, Stockholm Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 10 May 2006, lot

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$250,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019

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Ed Ruscha If lithograph in colors, on Arches Cover Buff paper, 2000, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 5/75 (there were also twenty artist's proofs), published by Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp Sheet: 22 x 36 in. (56 x 91 cm.) Provenance Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles Acquired

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 27 Sep 2019