Lot 59
  • 59

George Rickey

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 USD
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Description

  • George Rickey
  • Three Lines Up
  • signed and dated 67 on the base

  • polished stainless steel

  • Height of stand including base: 25 3/4 in. 63 cm.
  • Maximum overall height including base: 44 1/2 in 113 cm.

Provenance

Galerie Denise René Hans Meyer, Krefeld
Helga and Walther Lauffs, Germany (Acquired from the above in July 1968) 

Exhibited

Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Sammlung Helga und Walther Lauffs - Amerikanische und europäische Kunst der sechziger und siebziger Jahre, November 1983 - April 1984, cat. no. 286, p. 58, illustrated
Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Schwerpunkt Skulptur, June - October 1992

Literature

Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld Schwerpunkt Skulptur: Hundertvierzig Werke von achtzig Künstlern, 1950-1990, Bonn, 1992, cat. no. 104, p. 32, illustrated in color

Condition

This work is in good condition overall. There are scattered minor surface abrasions and pin-point spots of oxidation. There are scattered bends to the blades along the extreme lateral edges. The base has several nicks. Otherwise, this sculpture moves freely and smoothly and there are no apparent condition problems with this work.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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