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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.102
People
Edward Ruscha, American (Omaha, NE born 1937)
Title
Study for "Box Smashed Flat (Vicksburg)"
Other Titles
Former Title: Raisin (Study for Vicksburg)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1960
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on cream tracing paper
Dimensions
57.7 x 47.1 cm (22 11/16 x 18 9/16 in.)
frame: 74 x 58.7 x 2.5 cm (29 1/8 x 23 1/8 x 1 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: Ed Ruscha 1960
  • gallery label: top center of backing board of frame, paper: Anthony Meier Fine Art / 1969 California Street / San Francisco / California 94109 / Ed Ruscha / Raisin (Study for Vicksburg), 1960 / Pencil on vellum / 22 x 16 1/2 inches / 55.9 x 41.9 cm
Provenance
Stavros Merjos and Honor Fraser. [Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, California], sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2005.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Turvey D1960.11
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund
Copyright
© Edward J. Ruscha IV/Gagosian Gallery
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
2005.102
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Lisa Turvey, ed., Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Works on Paper, Gagosian Gallery, New York (New York, 2014), p. 53, cat. no. D1960.11, ill. (color)

Susan Dackerman, ed., Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2015), pp. 148-149, cat. 34, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/03/2015 - 01/03/2016; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, 02/13/2016 - 04/13/2016

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