You Know The Old Story
Artist: Ed Ruscha
Artwork: You Know The Old Story
Size: 33.3 x 56.6 cm
Medium: Gunpowder and pastel on paper
Creation year: 1975
Marks: Signed and dated 'Edward Ruscha 1975' (on the reverse)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Ace Gallery, Los Angeles; Private collection, Vancouver; Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 27 February 1990, lot 163; Private collection, Geneva; Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 15 May 2002, lot 104; Barbara and Peter Benedek, California; Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco; Eykyn Maclean, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art,Cotton Puffs, Q-Tips©, Smoke and Mirrors: The Drawings of Ed Ruscha, June 2004-May 2005, n.p., pl. 120 (illustrated).

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-14
Lot Number: 826
Low Estimate: $300000 [-43%]
High Estimate: $500000 [-65%]
Hammer Price: $170000
Sold For: $212500