Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America born 1937



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Exploding cheese [AP IX] 1976 Description: from "Various cheeses" series
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: processing and proofing by Charles Ritt, Barbara Thomason and James Webb, printed by Charles Webb, assisted by Jim Webb, collaboration and supervision by James Webb
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic 7-colour lithograph Support: Arches 88 paper, torn edges, bleed image
Impression: AP IX
Edition: (on Arches 88 paper unless otherwise noted) edition of 45 plus 11 artist's proofs, 1 cancellation proof (on Rives roll paper), 3 Gemini G E L impressions, 1 printer's proof II, 1 right to print proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles, California
Date Published: 1976

Primary Insc: signed verso lower right, pencil "Edward Ruscha"
Secondary Insc: numbered verso lower left, pencil "A.P. IX"
Tertiary Insc: workshop chop mark lower right, "© [symbol]"; workshop stamp verso lower left, ink "GEMINI G.E.L./ LOS ANGELES, CALIF."; workshop number verso lower left, pencil "ER75-733"
Dimensions: 37.4 h x 52.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg & Phillpot, 'Edward Ruscha editions 1959-1999', vol. 1 p. 25, vol. 2 p. 97 (cat. 92); Gemini GEL catalogue raisonne cat. 722
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 79.2504.4
Image rights: © ED RUSCHA