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TOM OTTERNESS | CRYING GIANT

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Estimate:

500,000

to
- 700,000 USD

Property from a Private New York Collection

TOM OTTERNESS | CRYING GIANT

TOM OTTERNESS | CRYING GIANT

Estimate:

500,000

to
- 700,000 USD

Lot sold:

1,205,800

USD

Property from a Private New York Collection

TOM OTTERNESS

b.1952

CRYING GIANT


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 Bryce.Smith@sothebys.com 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.

To request a condition report for this lot, please contact Kelsey.Leonard@sothebys.com.

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)