Lot 49
  • 49

George Segal

Estimate
300,000 - 400,000 USD
Log in to view results
bidding is closed

Description

  • George Segal
  • The Tar Roofer
  • plaster, wood, tar, enamel, rope, broom and buckets
  • 87 x 84 x 96 in. 221 x 213.4 x 243.8 cm.
  • Executed in 1964.

Provenance

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Onnasch-Galerie, Berlin
Acquired by the present owner from the above in June 1971

Exhibited

Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, George Segal, 12 human situations, April - May 1968, ca. no. 28, illustrated
Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Sammlung Helga und Walther Lauffs - Amerikanische und europ√§ische Kunst der sechziger und siebziger Jahre, November 1983 - April 1984, cat. no. 340, p. 87, illustrated
Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Schwerpunkt Skulptur, June - October 1992
Krefeld, Museum Haus Lange, Werke der Pop Art aus der Sammlung Lauffs, March - August 2002, frontispiece, illustrated in color (installation)

Literature

Sam Hunter and Don Hawthorne, George Segal, New York, 1984, cat. no. 31, fig. 145, p. 152, illustrated 
Kaiser Wilhelm Museum Krefeld, Schwerpunkt Skulptur: Hundertvierzig Werke von achtzig K√ľnstlern, 1950-1990, Bonn, 1992, cat. no. 116, p. 44, illustrated