Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America born 1937

Lisp [57/90] 1970 Description: a lithograph depicting the word 'lisp' as if written with water, splattered edges | bleed image
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: printed by David Trowbridge and Ed Hamilton, collaboration and supervision by Jean Milant
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic lithograph, printed in colour Support: white Arches machine-made mould paper, torn and deckled edges; bleed image
Impression: 57/90
Edition: (all on white Arches paper) edition of 90 plus 22 artist's proofs, 1 bon à tirer, 2 Cirrus impressions, 1 cancellation proof, 2 printer's proofs, 1 trial proof
Publisher: Cirrus Editions, Los Angeles, and Brooke Alexander Inc., New York
Place Published: Los Angeles, California
Date Published: 1970

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left, pencil "E. Ruscha 1970"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left, pencil "57/90"
Tertiary Insc: watermark bottom centre, "Arches", workshop number verso lower left corner, pencil "24c" above stamp of clouds in silver-grey ink verso lower right corner, pencil (inverted) "#119-A"
Dimensions: sheet 50.8 h x 71.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg & Phillpot, 'Edward Ruscha editions 1959-1999', vol. 1 p. 12, vol. 2 p. 90 (cat.43)
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.1936
Image rights: © ED RUSCHA