Highland, Franklin, Yucca
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2000.240
People
Edward Ruscha, American (Omaha, NE born 1937)
Title
Highland, Franklin, Yucca
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1999
Culture
American
Location
Level 1, Room 1100, Modern and Contemporary Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions
152.4 x 154.9 cm (60 x 61 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: On verso, in graphite: Ed Ruscha 1999
  • label: On verso, affixed to stretcher: HIGHLAND, FRANKLIN, YUKKA // ACRYLIC ON CANVAS // 60 X 60" (152.7 x 152.7 cm.) // EDWARD RUSCHA 1999 CODE #P.99.30
Provenance
[Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hill, California], sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2000.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Laura-Lee W. Woods, an anonymous donor, the Broad Art Foundation, Fifth Floor Foundation, The Charles Engelhard Foundation, Catherine and Paul Buttenwieser Foundation, Bruce A. Beal, and William Danoff
Copyright
© Edward J. Ruscha IV/Gagosian Gallery
Accession Year
2000
Object Number
2000.240
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Publication History

Richard D. Marshall, Edward Ruscha: Made in Los Angeles, exh. cat., p. 196

Richard D. Marshall, Ed Ruscha, Phaidon Press Limited (London and New York, 2003), repr. p. 249 (color)

Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, ed. Stephan Wolohojian, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 252, ill.

Exhibition History

Landmark Pictures: Ed Ruscha/Andreas Gursky, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 01/08/2000 - 03/19/2000

Recent work of Ed Ruscha, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, 02/13/2004 - 04/11/2004

Contemporary Art from the Harvard University Art Museums Collections, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/23/2007 - 01/31/2008

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted