Lot 10
  • 10

Robert Adams

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Description

  • Robert Adams
  • Slim Bronze No.3 (Large Version)
  • signed, dated 1973 and numbered 1/6
  • lacquered bronze
  • height (including base): 92cm.; 36┬╝in
  • Conceived in 1973, the present work is number 1 from an edition of 6 and is Opus 347.

Provenance

Gimpel Fils, London, where acquired by the present owner, 6th July 1987

Exhibited

London, Gimpel Fils, Robert Adams, 29th May-22nd June 1974, cat. no.14 (another cast);
London, Contemporary Art Society, Art Fair, January 1975, cat. no.2 (another cast);
New York, Gimpel & Weitzenhoffer Gallery, Robert Adams, 17th September - 5th October, cat. no.14 (another cast);
London, Camden Arts Centre, Hampstead Artists 1946-86, 1986, (another cast);
London, Gimpel Fils, 15th September - 18th October 1988, illustrated in catalogue.

Literature

Alastair Grieve, The Sculpture of Robert Adams, Lund Humphries, London, 1992, no.614, illustrated p.125 and p.233.

Condition

There a few darker specks and marks to the surface of the sculpture, which may be inherent to the work. Generally the work is in good overall condition. Please telephone the department on 020 7293 6424 if you have any questions regarding the present work.
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