Gunpowder, graphite and pastel on paper
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13 3/4 by 15 1/8 in. 34.9 by 38.4 cm.
Seattle, Dootson/Calderhead Gallery, Edward Ruscha, May - June 1976
Lisa Turvey, Ed., Edward Ruscha: Catalogue Raisonné of the Works on Paper, Volume One: 1956-1976, New York 2014, cat. no. D1976.25, p. 423, illustrated in color
Private Collection, Seattle (acquired directly from the artist) Thence by descent to the present owner
Signed and dated 1976 on the reverse
Property from an Important Private Collection