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David Smith

Structure 38

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Estimate:

400,000

to
- 600,000 USD

David Smith

David Smith

Structure 38

Structure 38

Estimate:

400,000

to
- 600,000 USD

Lot sold:

837,500

USD

David Smith

1906 - 1965

Structure 38


steel on stainless steel base

25 ¾ by 25 by 17 in. 65.4 by 63.5 by 43.2 cm.

Executed in 1956.

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. All welds and joins are stable and secure. Under close inspection and raking light, there are minor surface irregularities throughout and scratch to the base which are inherent to the artist's working method and chosen medium. Scattered throughout, there are a few minor and unobtrusive rub marks to the surface.


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Please note there is a guarantee and irrevocable bid on this lot.
Collection of the artist
Collection of Malcolm Bosse, New York (acquired directly from the artist)
Thence by descent to the present owner in 2002
Rosalind E. Krauss, The Sculpture of David Smith: A Catalogue Raisonné, New York and London 1977, fig. 383, p. 73, illustrated
New York, French & Co., Inc., Sculpture by David Smith, February 1960, cat. no. 42, illustrated