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Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America born 1937


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Swarm of red ants 1972 Description: from a portfolio of six colour screenprints "Insects"

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 screenprint, printed in coloured inks. Support: Fabriano Classico glazed-finish watercolour paper, cut edges, bleed image
Impression: 44/100
Edition: edition of 100 plus 15 artist's proofs (numbered in Roman Numerals), 1 colour trial proof, 4 printer's proofs, 1 right to print proof, 1 unassigned proof
Publisher: MULTIPLES, INC.
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1972

Edition Notes: printed at Styria Studio, New York.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "E. Ruscha 1972"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "44/100"
Tertiary Insc: workshop stamp verso lower right, black ink "© COPYRIGHT 1972 BY EDWARD RUSCHA & MULTIPLES INC. PRINTED AT STYRIA STUDIO LTD."
Dimensions: comp 50.8 h x 68.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg & Phillpot, 'Edward Ruscha editions 1959-1999', vol. 1 p. 17, vol. 2 p. 92 (cat. 62)
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3644.3
Image rights: © ED RUSCHA