Julian Schnabel

Unique "Prehistoric Sleigh II" Bed

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December 8, 05:46 PM GMT


80,000 - 120,000 USD

Lot Details


Julian Schnabel

Unique "Prehistoric Sleigh II" Bed


patinated cast bronze

62 x 97 x 85½ in. (157.5 x 246.4 x 217.2 cm)

If I Had Two Trees, Inc., New York, 2014
Julian Schnabel, The Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, CT, November 11, 2013-April 1, 2014
This extraordinary bed was cast from the the tomb panels of the the artist's sculpture Tomb for Joseph Beuys, a piece made in 1986. Only two beds from this series, Prehistoric Sleigh I and Prehistoric Sleigh II, have ever been executed.