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Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America born 1937


United States

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Insects 1971-72 Description: a portfolio consisting of cover and six coloured screenprints, 3 on wood veneer laminated to paper and 3 on Fabriano Classico glazed-finish watercolour paper

Collection Title: Insects
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Creation Notes: collaboration and supervision by Adolf Rischner
Materials & Technique: prints, stencil screenprints, printed in coloured inks. Support: 3 on paper-backed wood veneer; 3 on Fabriano Classico glazed-finish watercolour paper; bleed image
Impression: 44/100
Edition: proofs: unknown
Publisher: MULTIPLES, INC.
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1972

Edition Notes: printed at Styria Studio, New York.
Primary Insc: title and colophon sheet, screenprinted, black ink "INSECTS/ A portfolio of six original silkscreen prints, signed and numbered: three on 140 pound Classico glazed finish watercolour paper by Fabriano, and three on paper backed wood veneer./ The edition is limited to one hundred portfolios numbered 1 through 100, fifteen Artist's Proofs, reserved for the artist and publisher, numbered I thorugh XV, four printer's proofs, one right to print proof and one colour proof./ EDWARD RUSCHA/ 1972 [publisher's graphic logo] PUBLISHED BY MULTIPLES NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES/ PRINTED BY STYRIA STUDIO, NEW YORK"
Dimensions: portfolio 52.2 h x 69.2 w x 2.8 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg & Phillpot, 'Edward Ruscha editions 1959-1999', vol. 1 pp. 17-18, vol. 2 pp. 92-93 (cats 60-65)
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3644.1-7
Image rights: © ED RUSCHA