GEORGE RICKEY | SINGLE LINE (ONE LINE HORIZONTAL)
Property from a Private New York Collection
1907 - 2002
SINGLE LINE (ONE LINE HORIZONTAL)
incised with the artist's signature and date 1964
stainless steel with wooden base
9½ by 18 by 2 in. (24 by 45.5 by 5 cm.)
Executed in 1964, this work is from an edition of 100.
This work is in very good condition overall. All elements are present and stable. There are textural shifts to the surface due to the artist's working method and chosen media. There is minor wear to some areas of the metal with minor scattered scratches and scuffs, visible upon close inspection. There is minor bending to the lower edge of the larger end of sculpture. There is minor wear to the wooden base and a minor loss to the wood in one of the lower corners, visible upon close inspection.
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