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Joel Shapiro

Untitled

It's the Little Things: Small Works from a Distinguished Private Collection

Joel Shapiro

Joel Shapiro

Untitled

Untitled

It's the Little Things: Small Works from a Distinguished Private Collection

Joel Shapiro

b.1941

Untitled


incised with the artist's signature and date 79

painted bronze

6 by 5 by 3¼ in. (15.2 by 12.7 by 8.3 cm.)

Executed in 1979, this work is from an edition of 2.

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. There are textural variations to the surface, inherent to the artist's chosen media and working method. There are scattered surface scratches and losses to the pigment throughout, visible upon close inspection. There is a fine layer of surface dust, most notably in the crevices, visible upon close inspection.


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Steve Martin, Los Angeles
Larry Gagosian Gallery, New York
Private Collection, San Francisco
Sotheby's New York, May 11, 2006, Lot 488
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

New York, Paula Cooper Gallery, Joel Shapiro, April – May 1979 (ed. no. unknown)

Providence, Brown University, List Art Center Bell Gallery; Atlanta, Georgia State University Art Gallery; Cincinnati, The Contemporary Arts Center, Joel Shapiro, September 1980 – November 1981