An Artist's Perspective: Property from the Collection of Anish Kapoor
1921 - 1986
stamped 4/6 on base; signed and dated 1950 on the underside
21 by 52 by 25 cm. 8¼ by 20½ by 9⅞ in.
Conceived in 1950 and cast circa 1969, this work is number 4 from an edition of 6 plus 2 artist's proofs.
Private Collection, Germany
Sotheby's, London, S2, Joseph Beuys Revealed, 21 October 2013
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Westfalen, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Joseph Beuys: Natur, Materie, Form, November 1991 – February 1992, n.p., no. 27, illustrated in colour (edition no. unknown)
Houston, The Menil Collection; and London, Tate Modern, Joseph Beuys: Actions, Vitrines, Environments, October 2004 – May 2005, p. 40, no. 39, illustrated in colour in installation (edition no. unknown)
Ontario, National Gallery of Canada Ottawa, Joseph Beuys: Skulpturen, November 2015 – November 2017, p. 30, illustrated in colour (edition no. unknown)