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Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America born 1937


publisher (organisation)

Air, water, fire 1974
Collection Title: Tropical fish
Title Notes: ER 74-5093
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Creation Notes: photographs by Malcolm Lubliner under direction from Edward Ruscha, processing and proofing by Robert Knisel, printed by Robert Knisel, assisted by Jeff Wasserman, collaboration and supervision by Jeff Wasserman; publication date 1975
Materials & Technique: prints, stencil photo halftone screenprint, printed in coloured inks, with varnish overprint. Support: Arches 88 paper, cut edges, bleed image
Impression: AP VI
Edition: edition of 57 plus 10 artist's proofs, 1 cancellation proof, 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: 1974

Edition Notes: printed with a 4 colour process using 65 line half tone photo screens. lacquer applied using a hand cut stencil.
Primary Insc: signed and dated verso lower right, pencil "Edward Ruscha 1974"
Secondary Insc: numbered verso lower centre, pencil
Tertiary Insc: workshop stamp verso lower left, ink "GEMINI GEL/ LOS ANGELES, CALIF.", workshop number verso lower left, pencil "ER74-5093"
Dimensions: 65.8 h x 83.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Engberg & Phillpot, 'Edward Ruscha editions 1959-1999', vol. 1 p. 22, vol. 2 p. 95 (cat. 80); Gemini GEL catalogue raisonne cat. 579
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1520
Image rights: © ED RUSCHA