Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 45. TOM OTTERNESS | CRYING GIANT.

Property from a Private New York Collection


Auction Closed

October 29, 12:08 AM GMT


500,000 - 700,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Private New York Collection




inscribed with the artist's name, dated 2002 and numbered 2/3 on the base

green-patinated bronze

132 by 78 by 173 in.  335.3 by 198.1 by 439.4 cm.

Executed in 2002, this work is number two from an edition of three. 

This work is being offered for sale from an offsite location and is not at Sotheby’s York Avenue location. Prospective buyers may contact Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department at with inquiries. Please note that the successful purchaser must use Sotheby’s shipping services for collection and delivery after the auction at the buyer’s expense.

Please refer to the digital catalogue for updated dimensions and cataloging. Please note this lot is subject to an irrevocable bid.

Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above in May 2002

Ken Johnson, "Tom Otterness: Free Money and Other Fairy Tales," The New York Times, 3 May 2002 (text) (online)

Ted Loos, "A Fractured Fairy Tale Set on Broadway," The New York Times, 12 September 2004 (text) (online)

New York, Marlborough Gallery, Free Money and Other Fairy Tales, April - May 2002, pp. 4-5 and 56 (text), pp. 20-21, illustrated in color, and illustrated in color on the cover (ed. no. unknown)