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Mark Twain Quote

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Edward Ruscha

(Omaha, NE, November 16, 1937 - )

Mark Twain Quote, 2012
Lithograph on paper
16 x 22 in. (40.64 x 55.88 cm)

Creation Place: North America, American
Technique: Lithography
Credit Line: Gift of Ed Hamilton and Pat Squires
Accession Number: P2020.20.16

Donated to the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College by Edward Hamilton and Pat Squires on December 10, 2020.

3 color lithograph

Recto: "P.P." handwritten in graphite next to Hamilton Press chopmark in bottom left corner. Signed "Ed Ruscha 2012" in graphite in bottom right corner.
Verso: "EH656-12ER" handwritten in graphite in bottom right corner.

Text printed as part of the lithograph: "THE ANCIENTS / STOLE ALL OUR / GREAT IDEAS" in black, over "DIE ANTIKE HAT / ALL UNSERE / GROSSEN IDEEN / GESTOHLEN" in gritty gray.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 16 x 22 in. (40.64 x 55.88 cm)

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