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Tony Smith
GRACEHOPER
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 290,500 USD
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219
Tony Smith
GRACEHOPER
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 290,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Tony Smith
1912 - 1980
GRACEHOPER
stamped with the artist's signature, date 1967, and number 2/6
bronze
33 1/2 by 64 by 43 in. 85.1 by 162.6 by 109.2 cm.
Conceived in 1962 and executed in 1967, this work is number 2 from an edition of 6.
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Provenance

Fourcade, Droll, Inc., New York
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Kinney, New York
Christie's New York, May 8, 1997, lot 127
Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

Literature

Lucy R. Lippard, Tony Smith, New York, 1972, pp. 32-33, illustrated (two examples)
Eleanor Green, Tony Smith: Paintings and Sculpture, College Park, 1974, pp. 10-11
Eleanor Green, "The Morphology of Tony Smith's Work," Artforum, April 1974, pp. 54-59
Marcia Tucker, "Shared Space: Contemporary Sculpture and Its Environment," 200 Years of American Sculpture, New York, 1976, pp. 214-223
Sam Hunter, Tony Smith: Ten Elements and Throwback, New York 1979, pp. 10-11
Phyllis Tuchman, Tony Smith, Master Sculptor, Portfolio, Summer 1980, p. 52

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