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Edward Ruscha

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Edward Ruscha

(Omaha, NE, November 16, 1937 - )

Music, 2014
Lithography on paper
22 1/2 x 18 in. (57.15 x 45.72 cm)

Creation Place: North America, American
Technique: Lithography
Credit Line: Gift of Edward Hamilton and Pat Squires
Accession Number: P2019.11.3


Date: September 25 - November 21, 2014

This three color lithograph was hand printed on Arches Cover Cream by Ed Hamilton assisted by Mark Licari and Jeff Cairns at Hamilton Press in Venice, California.

Execution: The artist provided three computer generated images on films, that were transferred to positive working aluminum plates.
The colors were printed as follows:
1. Blue
2. Brown
3. Black

Size: 22.5 x 18", bleed image, torn and deckle edges.

Record of printing:
1 Bon a Tirer
2 Printer's Proofs
1 Archival Proof
1 Shop Proof
1 Achenbach Proof
1 Tate Proof
1 Presentation Proof
12 Color Trial Proofs, in various colors on various papers (signed C.T.P.1 - C.T.P. 12)
15 Artist's Proofs (signed A.P.A - A.P.O)
60 Edition

All other proofs and impressions were destroyed. The films were desgtroyed, the plates were recycled. These prints bear the chop of the printer, and wer co-published by Hamilton Press and the Los Angeles Music Center.

On recto: "Ed Ruscha 2014" signed in graphite bottom right corner of sheet. "P.P." handwritten in graphite next to Hamilton Press chop mark in bottom left corner of sheet.
On verso: "EH669-14ER" handwritten in graphite in bottom right corner.

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