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198
Frank Stella
THE SPERM WHALE'S HEAD
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 300,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
198
Frank Stella
THE SPERM WHALE'S HEAD
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 300,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Frank Stella
B. 1936
THE SPERM WHALE'S HEAD
acrylic and glitter on aluminum and magnesium
70 1/2 by 63 by 47 1/2 in. 179.1 by 160 by 120.7 cm.
Executed in 1989.
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Provenance

Collection of Meredith Long, Houston
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Houston, Meredith Long & Company, Reliefs from the Moby-Dick Series, March - April 1993

Literature

Robert K. Wallace, Frank Stella's Moby-Dick: Words and Shapes, Ann Arbor 2000, cat. no. 149, pl. 62, p. 120, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"Architecture can't fully represent the chaos and turmoil that are part of the human personality, but you need to put some of that turmoil into the architecture, or it isn't real." Frank Stella 

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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