George Rickey (1907 - 2002)
FLOWERING TREE, 1956
stainless steel, polychrome and wood base; titled 'Tree' on the underside of the base
31 by 20 by 20 in. (78.7 by 50.8 by 50.8 cm.)
Executed in 1956.
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1956
Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, 'George Rickey | Kinetic Sculptures,' March - April 1964, p. 6 (text)
Maxwell Davidson III, 'George Rickey: The Early Works,' Pennsylvania 2004, p. 110, illustrated